The window.stop() stops further resource loading in the current browsing context, equivalent to the stop button in the browser.
 
Because of how scripts are executed, this method cannot interrupt its parent document's loading, but it will stop its images, new windows, and other still-loading objects.

Syntax

window.stop() 

Example

window.stop();

Specification

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'Window.stop()' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of 'Window.stop' in that specification.
Recommendation  

Browser Compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE No support NoOpera ? Safari ? WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android ? Safari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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