Performance.clearResourceTimings()

The clearResourceTimings() method removes all performance entries with an entryType of "resource" from the browser's performance data buffer and sets the size of the performance data buffer to zero. To set the size of the browser's performance data buffer, use the Performance.setResourceTimingBufferSize() method.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers.

Syntax

performance.clearResourceTimings();

Arguments

void
 

Return value

none
This method has no return value.

Example

function load_resource() {
  var image = new Image();
  image.src = "https://developer.mozilla.org/static/img/opengraph-logo.png";
}
function clear_performance_timings() {
  if (performance === undefined) {
    log("Browser does not support Web Performance");
    return;
  }
  // Create a resource timing performance entry by loading an image
  load_resource();

  var supported = typeof performance.clearResourceTimings == "function";
  if (supported) {
    console.log("Run: performance.clearResourceTimings()");
    performance.clearResourceTimings();
  } else {
    console.log("performance.clearResourceTimings() NOT supported");
    return;
  }
  // getEntries should now return zero
  var p = performance.getEntriesByType("resource");
  if (p.length == 0) 
    console.log("... Performance data buffer cleared");
  else
    console.log("... Performance data buffer NOT cleared!");
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Resource Timing Level 1
The definition of 'clearResourceTimings()' in that specification.
Candidate Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 46
Full support 46
No support ? — 57
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: webkit
Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support 11WebView Android Full support 46
Full support 46
No support ? — 57
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: webkit
Chrome Android Full support 46
Full support 46
No support ? — 57
Prefixed
Prefixed Requires the vendor prefix: webkit
Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android ?

Legend

Full support  
Full support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.
Requires a vendor prefix or different name for use.

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