PositionOptions.timeout

Secure context

This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The PositionOptions.timeout property is a positive long value representing the maximum length of time (in milliseconds) the device is allowed to take in order to return a position. The default value is Infinity, meaning that getCurrentPosition() won't return until the position is available.

Syntax

positionOptions.timeout = timeLength

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'PositionOptions.timeout' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition

Browser compatibility

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See also