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HTMLMediaElement.pause()

 

This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HTMLMediaElement.pause() method will pause playback of the media, if the media is already in a paused state this method will have no effect.

Syntax

HTMLMediaElement.pause()

Parameters

None.

Return value

None.

Exceptions

None.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'pause()' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition; living specification.
HTML5
The definition of 'pause()' 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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