This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The MediaMetadata interface of the the Media Session API provides allows a web page to provide rich media metadata for display in a platform UI.


Creates a new MediaMetaData object.


Returns or sets the title of the media to be played.
Returns or sets the name of the artist, group, creator, etc. of the media to be played.
Returns or sets the name of the album or collection containing the media to be played.
Returns or sets an array of images associated with playing media. 


Specification Status Comment
Media Session Standard
The definition of 'MediaMetaData' in that specification.
Draft Initial definition.

Browser Compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support No ? ? ? No ?
MediaMetadata() constructor. No ? ? ? No ?
album No ? ? ? No ?
artist No ? ? ? No ?
artwork No ? ? ? No ?
title No ? ? ? No ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support No57 ? ? No ? ?
MediaMetadata() constructor. No57 ? ? No ? ?
album No57 ? ? No ? ?
artist No57 ? ? No ? ?
artwork No57 ? ? No ? ?
title No57 ? ? No ? ?

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