HTMLMediaElement.paused

The read-only HTMLMediaElement.paused property tells whether the media element is paused.

Syntax

var isPaused = audioOrVideo.paused

Value

A Boolean. true is paused and false is not paused.

Example

var obj = document.createElement('video');
console.log(obj.paused); // true

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.paused' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.paused' in that specification.
Recommendation  

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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