HTMLMediaElement: progress event

The progress event is fired periodically as the browser loads a resource.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler property onprogress

Examples

Live example

HTML

<div class="example">

    <button type="button">Load video</button>
    <video controls width="250"></video>

    <div class="event-log">
        <label>Event log:</label>
        <textarea readonly class="event-log-contents"></textarea>
    </div>

</div>

JavaScript

const loadVideo = document.querySelector('button');
const video = document.querySelector('video');
const eventLog = document.querySelector('.event-log-contents');
let source = null;

function handleEvent(event) {
    eventLog.textContent = eventLog.textContent + `${event.type}\n`;
}

video.addEventListener('loadstart', handleEvent);
video.addEventListener('progress', handleEvent);
video.addEventListener('canplay', handleEvent);
video.addEventListener('canplaythrough', handleEvent);

loadVideo.addEventListener('click', () => {

    if (source) {
        document.location.reload();
    } else {
        loadVideo.textContent = "Reset example";
        source = document.createElement('source');
        source.setAttribute('src', 'https://mdn.github.io/learning-area/html/multimedia-and-embedding/video-and-audio-content/rabbit320.mp4');
        source.setAttribute('type', 'video/mp4');

        video.appendChild(source);
    }
});

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard (HTML)
# event-media-progress

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser

See also