HTMLMediaElement: stalled event

The stalled event is fired when the user agent is trying to fetch media data, but data is unexpectedly not forthcoming.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Target Element
Default Action None
Event handler property GlobalEventHandlers.onstalled
Specification HTML5 media

Examples

These examples add an event listener for the HTMLMediaElement's stalled event, then post a message when that event handler has reacted to the event firing.

Using addEventListener():

const video = document.querySelector('video');

video.addEventListener('stalled', (event) => {
  console.log('Failed to fetch data, but trying.');
});

Using the onstalled event handler property:

const video = document.querySelector('video');

video.onstalled = (event) => {
  console.log('Failed to fetch data, but trying.');
};

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

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See also