CSS: paintWorklet static property

Limited availability

This feature is not Baseline because it does not work in some of the most widely-used browsers.

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

Secure context: This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The static, read-only paintWorklet property of the CSS interface provides access to the paint worklet, which programmatically generates an image where a CSS property expects a file.


The associated Worklet object.


The following example demonstrates loading a paint worklet from its js file and does so by feature detection.

if ("paintWorklet" in CSS) {


CSS Painting API Level 1
# ref-for-dom-css-paintworklet

Browser compatibility

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See also