WebGL2RenderingContext.createQuery()

The WebGL2RenderingContext.createQuery() method of the WebGL 2 API creates and initializes WebGLQuery objects, which provide ways to asynchronously query for information.

Syntax

WebGLQuery gl.createQuery();

Parameters

None.

Return value

A WebGLQuery object.

Examples

gl must be a WebGL2RenderingContext. WebGLQuery objects are not available in WebGL 1.

var query = gl.createQuery();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 2.0
The definition of 'createQuery' in that specification.
Editor's Draft Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 3.0
The definition of 'glGenQueries' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the (similar) OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

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See also