The loadTime read-only property of the PerformanceElementTiming interface always returns 0 for text. For images it returns the time which is the latest between the time the image resource is loaded and the time it is attached to the element.


A DOMHighResTimeStamp with the loadTime of the element.


In this example calling entry.loadTime returns the loadTime of the image element.

<img src="image.jpg" alt="a nice image" elementtiming="big-image" id="myImage">
const observer = new PerformanceObserver((list) => {
  let entries = list.getEntries().forEach(function (entry) {
    if (entry.identifier === "big-image") {
observer.observe({ entryTypes: ["element"] });

Note: This example uses the PerformanceObserver interface to create a list of performance measurement events. In our case we observe the PerformanceEntry.entrytype element in order to use the PerformanceElementTiming interface.


Element Timing API
# ref-for-dom-performanceelementtiming-loadtime①

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