The HTMLCanvasElement.width property is a positive integer reflecting the width HTML attribute of the <canvas> element interpreted in CSS pixels. When the attribute is not specified, or if it is set to an invalid value, like a negative, the default value of 300 is used.

This is one of the two properties, the other being HTMLCanvasElement.height, that controls the size of the canvas.


var pxl = canvas.width;
canvas.width = pxl;


Given this <canvas> element:

<canvas id="canvas" width="300" height="300"></canvas>

You can get the width of the canvas with the following code:

var canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
console.log(canvas.width); // 300


HTML Standard (HTML)
# dom-canvas-height

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