PerformanceObserverEntryList: getEntries() method

The getEntries() method of the PerformanceObserverEntryList interface returns a list of explicitly observed performance entry objects. The list's members are determined by the set of entry types specified in the call to the observe() method. The list is available in the observer's callback function (as the first parameter in the callback).



Return value

A list of explicitly observed PerformanceEntry objects. The items will be in chronological order based on the entries' startTime. If no objects are found, an empty list is returned.


Working with getEntries, getEntriesByName and getEntriesByType

The following example shows the difference between the getEntries(), getEntriesByName(), and getEntriesByType() methods.

const observer = new PerformanceObserver((list, obs) => {
  // Log all entries
  let perfEntries = list.getEntries();
  perfEntries.forEach((entry) => {
    console.log(`${}'s duration: ${entry.duration}`);

  // Log entries named "debugging" with type "measure"
  perfEntries = list.getEntriesByName("debugging", "measure");
  perfEntries.forEach((entry) => {
    console.log(`${}'s duration: ${entry.duration}`);

  // Log entries with type "mark"
  perfEntries = list.getEntriesByType("mark");
  perfEntries.forEach((entry) => {
    console.log(`${}'s startTime: ${entry.startTime}`);

// Subscribe to various performance event types
  entryTypes: ["mark", "measure", "navigation", "resource"],


Performance Timeline
# dom-performanceobserverentrylist-getentries

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