HTMLMediaElement.duration

The read-only HTMLMediaElement property duration indicates the length of the element's media in seconds.

Syntax

myDuration = htmlMediaElement.duration

Value

A double-precision floating-point value indicating the duration of the media in seconds. If no media data is available, the value NaN is returned. If the element's media doesn't have a known duration—such as for live media streams—the value of duration is +Infinity.

Examples

var obj = document.createElement('video');
console.log(obj.duration); // NaN

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.duration' in that specification.
Living Standard
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.duration' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

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See also