The EXT_disjoint_timer_query.getQueryEXT() method of the WebGL API returns information about a query target.


any ext.getQueryEXT(target, pname);


A GLenum specifying the target of the time query. Must be ext.TIMESTAMP_EXT or ext.TIME_ELAPSED_EXT.
A GLenum specifying which information to return. Must be ext.CURRENT_QUERY_EXT or ext.QUERY_COUNTER_BITS_EXT.

Return value

Depends on pname:

  • If pname is ext.CURRENT_QUERY_EXT: A WebGLTimerQueryEXT object, which is the currently active query for the given target.
  • If pname is ext.QUERY_COUNTER_BITS_EXT: A GLint indicating the number of bits used to hold the query result for the given target.


var ext = gl.getExtension("EXT_disjoint_timer_query");
var startQuery = ext.createQueryEXT();
ext.queryCounterEXT(startQuery, ext.TIMESTAMP_EXT);

var currentQuery = ext.getQueryEXT(ext.TIMESTAMP_EXT, 


Specification Status Comment
The definition of 'EXT_disjoint_timer_query' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari Servo
Basic Support47?No support1????
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic Support?47?No support???

1. To enable it in Firefox 41 and later, you need to set the webgl.enable-draft-extensions preference to true.

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