« HTMLProgressElement

The HTMLProgressElement interface provides special properties and methods (beyond the regular HTMLElement interface it also has available to it by inheritance) for manipulating the layout and presentation of <progress> elements.


Inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.

Is a double value reflecting the content attribute of the same name, limited to numbers greater than zero. Its default value is 1.0.
HTMLProgressElement.positionRead only
Returns a double value returning the result of dividing the current value (value) by the maximum value (max); if the progress bar is an indeterminate progress bar, it returns -1.
Is a double value returning  the current value; if the progress bar is an indeterminate progress bar, it returns 0.
HTMLProgressElement.labelsRead only
Returns NodeList containing the list of <label> elements that are labels for this element.


No specific method; inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard No change from HTML5.
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

  • The HTML element implementing this interface: <progress>

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