The HTMLMediaElement.ended indicates whether the media element has ended playback.


var isEnded = HTMLMediaElement.ended


A Boolean which is true if the media contained in the element has finished playing.

If the source of the media is a MediaStream, this value is true if the value of the stream's active property is false.


var obj = document.createElement('video');
console.log(obj.ended); // false


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.ended' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.ended' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes3.59 Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes ?

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