The onerror property of the HTMLMediaElement interface is the EventHandler for processing error events.

The error event fires when some form of error occurs while attempting to load or perform the media.


HTMLMediaElement.onerror = EventListener;


A function which serves as the event handler for the error event. When an error occurs, the specified function will be called. If null, no error handler is in effect.


Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'onerror' in that specification.
Living Standard

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