This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The property of the Web Animations API returns or sets a string used to identify the animation.


var animationsId =; = newIdString;


A DOMString which can be used to identify the animation, or null if the animation has no id.


In the Follow the White Rabbit example, you can assign the rabbitDownAnimation an id like so: = "rabbitGo";


Specification Status Comment
Web Animations
The definition of '' in that specification.
Working Draft Editor's draft.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support50 ?48 No37 No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support5050 ?4837 No ?

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