HTMLMediaElement.error

The HTMLMediaElement.error is the MediaError object for the most recent error, or null if there has not been an error.

Syntax

var myError = audioOrVideo.error

Value

A MediaError object or null.

Example

var obj = document.createElement('video');
console.log(obj.error); // null

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 3.5 (1.9.1) [1] 9 ? ?
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes)

See also

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