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.
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