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Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for usage in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the specification changes.

The Animation.timeline property of the Animation interface returns or sets the timeline associated with this animation.


// returns a timeline
var animationsTimeline = animation.timeline;

// sets a timeline
animation.timeline = newTimeline;


timeline object or null.


Here we set the animation's timeline to be the same as the document's timeline (this is the default timeline for all animations, by the way):

animation.timeline = document.timeline;


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support No support No support No support


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