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

The read-only Animation.pending property of the Web Animations API indicates whether the animation is currently waiting for an asynchronous operation such as initiating playback or pausing a running animation.


var pending = Animation.pending;


true if the animation is pending, false otherwise.


Specification Status Comment
Web Animations
The definition of 'pending' in that specification.
Working Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support 59 (59)[1] No support No support No support
Feature Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support 59.0 (59)[1] No support No support No support

[1] Prior to version 59, the pending status was reported by a "pending" value returned from Animation.playState.

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