SVGAnimationElement: endEvent event

The endEvent event of the SVGAnimationElement interface is fired when at the active end of the animation is reached.

Note: This event is not raised at the simple end of each animation repeat. This event may be raised both in the course of normal (i.e. scheduled or interactive) timeline play, as well as in the case that the element was ended with a DOM method.

This event is not cancelable and does not bubble.


Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener("endEvent", (event) => {});

onend = (event) => {};

Event type

Event properties

TimeEvent.detail Read only

A long that specifies some detail information about the Event, depending on the type of the event. For this event type, indicates the repeat number for the animation.

TimeEvent.view Read only

A WindowProxy that identifies the Window from which the event was generated.


Animated circle

<svg xmlns="" width="300px" height="100px">
  <title>SVG SMIL Animate with Path</title>
  <circle cx="0" cy="50" r="50" fill="blue" stroke="black" stroke-width="1">
    <animateMotion path="M 0 0 H 300 Z" dur="5s" repeatCount="indefinite" />

<hr />

<button>Stop animation</button>

ul {
  height: 100px;
  border: 1px solid #ddd;
  overflow-y: scroll;
  padding: 10px 30px;
let svgElem = document.querySelector("svg");
let animateElem = document.querySelector("animateMotion");
let list = document.querySelector("ul");
let btn = document.querySelector("button");

animateElem.addEventListener("beginEvent", () => {
  let listItem = document.createElement("li");
  listItem.textContent = "beginEvent fired";

animateElem.addEventListener("endEvent", () => {
  let listItem = document.createElement("li");
  listItem.textContent = "endEvent fired";

animateElem.addEventListener("repeatEvent", (e) => {
  let listItem = document.createElement("li");
  let msg = "repeatEvent fired";
  if (e.detail) {
    msg += `; repeat number: ${e.detail}`;
  listItem.textContent = msg;

btn.addEventListener("click", () => {
  btn.disabled = true;
  animateElem.setAttribute("repeatCount", "1");

Event handler property equivalent

Note that you can also create an event listener for the end event using the onend event handler property:

animateElem.onend = () => {
  console.log("endEvent fired");


Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) 2
# EndEvent

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See also