HTMLMediaElement: abort event

The abort event is fired when the resource was not fully loaded, but not as the result of an error.

This event is not cancelable and does not bubble.

Syntax

Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener('abort', (event) => {});

onabort = (event) => { };

Event type

A generic Event.

Examples

const video = document.querySelector('video');
const videoSrc = 'https://example.org/path/to/video.webm';

video.addEventListener('abort', () => {
  console.log(`Abort loading: ${videoSrc}`);
});

const source = document.createElement('source');
source.setAttribute('src', videoSrc);
source.setAttribute('type', 'video/webm');

video.appendChild(source);

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# event-media-abort
HTML Standard
# handler-onabort

Browser compatibility

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See also