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

 

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown

 

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