PerformanceResourceTiming.connectStart

The connectStart read-only property returns the timestamp immediately before the user agent starts establishing the connection to the server to retrieve the resource.

Note: This feature is available in Web Workers

Syntax

resource.connectStart;

Return value

A DOMHighResTimeStamp immediately before the browser starts to establish the connection to the server to retrieve the resource.

Example

In the following example, the value of the *Start and *End properties of all "resource" type events are logged.

function print_PerformanceEntries() {
  // Use getEntriesByType() to just get the "resource" events
  var p = performance.getEntriesByType("resource");
  for (var i=0; i < p.length; i++) {
    print_start_and_end_properties(p[i]);
  }
}
function print_start_and_end_properties(perfEntry) {
  // Print timestamps of the PerformanceEntry *start and *end properties
  properties = ["connectStart", "connectEnd",
                "domainLookupStart", "domainLookupEnd",
                "fetchStart",
                "redirectStart", "redirectEnd",
                "requestStart",
                "responseStart", "responseEnd",
                "secureConnectionStart"];

  for (var i=0; i < properties.length; i++) {
    // check each property
    var supported = properties[i] in perfEntry;
    if (supported) {
      var value = perfEntry[properties[i]];
      console.log("... " + properties[i] + " = " + value);
    } else {
      console.log("... " + properties[i] + " = NOT supported");
    }
  }
}

Specifications

Specification
Resource Timing Level 2 (Resource Timing 2)
# dom-performanceresourcetiming-connectstart

Browser compatibility

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