MediaMetadata.MediaMetadata()

Experimental

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

The MediaMetadata() constructor creates a new MediaMetadata object.

Syntax

var mediaMetadata = new MediaMetadata([metadata])

Parameters

metadata Optional
The metadata parameters are as follows:
  • title: The title of the media to be played.
  • artist: The name of the artist, group, creator, etc. of the media to be played.
  • album: The name of the album, or collection, containing the media to be played.
  • artwork: An array of images associated with the playing media.

Example

The following example creates a new MediaMetadata object using the correct format of metadata.

if ('mediaSession' in navigator){
  navigator.mediaSession.metadata = new MediaMetadata({
    title: 'Unforgettable',
    artist: 'Nat King Cole',
    album: 'The Ultimate Collection (Remastered)',
    artwork: [
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/96x96',   sizes: '96x96',   type: 'image/png' },
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/128x128', sizes: '128x128', type: 'image/png' },
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/192x192', sizes: '192x192', type: 'image/png' },
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/256x256', sizes: '256x256', type: 'image/png' },
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/384x384', sizes: '384x384', type: 'image/png' },
      { src: 'https://dummyimage.com/512x512', sizes: '512x512', type: 'image/png' },
    ]
  });
}

Specifications

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

Browser compatibility

BCD tables only load in the browser