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Summary

The animation-play-state CSS property determines whether an animation is running or paused. You can query this property's value to determine whether or not the animation is currently running; in addition, you can set its value to pause and resume playback of an animation.

Resuming a paused animation will start the animation from where it left off at the time it was paused, rather than starting over from the beginning of the animation sequence.

  • {{ xref_cssinitial() }} running
  • Applies to all elements, and {{ cssxref("::before") }} and {{ cssxref("::after") }} pseudo-elements
  • {{ xref_cssinherited() }} no
  • Media {{ xref_cssvisual() }}
  • {{ xref_csscomputed() }} as specified
  • {{ xref_cssanimatable() }} no
  • {{ xref_csscanonicalorder() }} the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar

Syntax

Formal grammar: [ running | paused ] [, [ running | paused ] ]*
animation-play-state: running
animation-play-state: paused

animation-play-state: paused, running, running

Values

running
The animation is currently playing.
paused
The animation is currently paused.

Examples

See CSS animations for examples.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
{{ SpecName('CSS3 Animations', '#animation-play-state', 'animation-play-state') }} {{ Spec2('CSS3 Animations') }}  

Browser compatibility

{{ CompatibilityTable() }}

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support {{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }} {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("5.0") }}{{ property_prefix("-moz") }}
{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("16.0") }}
10 12 {{ property_prefix("-o") }}
12.10 #
{{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support {{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }} {{ CompatGeckoMobile("5.0") }}{{ property_prefix("-moz") }}
{{ CompatGeckoMobile("16.0") }}
{{ CompatUnknown() }} {{ CompatUnknown() }} {{ CompatUnknown() }}

See also

  • Using CSS animations
  • {{ domxref("AnimationEvent", "AnimationEvent") }}
  • {{ CSS_Reference:animation() }}

Revision Source

<div>
  {{ CSSRef() }} {{ SeeCompatTable() }}</div>
<h2 id="Summary">Summary</h2>
<p>The <code>animation-play-state</code> <a href="/en/CSS" title="CSS">CSS</a> property determines whether an animation is running or paused. You can query this property's value to determine whether or not the animation is currently running; in addition, you can set its value to pause and resume playback of an animation.</p>
<p>Resuming a paused animation will start the animation from where it left off at the time it was paused, rather than starting over from the beginning of the animation sequence.</p>
<ul class="cssprop">
  <li><dfn>{{ xref_cssinitial() }}</dfn> <code>running</code></li>
  <li><dfn>Applies to</dfn> all elements, and {{ cssxref("::before") }} and {{ cssxref("::after") }} <a href="/en/CSS/Pseudo-elements" title="Pseudo-elements">pseudo-elements</a></li>
  <li><dfn>{{ xref_cssinherited() }}</dfn> no</li>
  <li><dfn>Media</dfn> {{ xref_cssvisual() }}</li>
  <li><dfn>{{ xref_csscomputed() }}</dfn> as specified</li>
  <li><dfn>{{ xref_cssanimatable() }}</dfn> no</li>
  <li><dfn>{{ xref_csscanonicalorder() }}</dfn> the unique non-ambiguous order defined by the formal grammar</li>
</ul>
<h2 id="Syntax">Syntax</h2>
<pre class="twopartsyntaxbox">
Formal grammar: [ running | paused ] [, [ running | paused ] ]*
</pre>
<pre>
animation-play-state: running
animation-play-state: paused

animation-play-state: paused, running, running
</pre>
<h3 id="Values">Values</h3>
<dl>
  <dt>
    <code>running</code></dt>
  <dd>
    The animation is currently playing.</dd>
  <dt>
    <code>paused</code></dt>
  <dd>
    The animation is currently paused.</dd>
</dl>
<h2 id="Examples">Examples</h2>
<p>See <a href="/en/CSS/CSS_animations" title="en/CSS/CSS_animations">CSS animations</a> for examples.</p>
<h2 id="Specifications" name="Specifications">Specifications</h2>
<table class="standard-table">
  <thead>
    <tr>
      <th scope="col">Specification</th>
      <th scope="col">Status</th>
      <th scope="col">Comment</th>
    </tr>
  </thead>
  <tbody>
    <tr>
      <td>{{ SpecName('CSS3 Animations', '#animation-play-state', 'animation-play-state') }}</td>
      <td>{{ Spec2('CSS3 Animations') }}</td>
      <td>&nbsp;</td>
    </tr>
  </tbody>
</table>
<h2 id="Browser_Compatibility" name="Browser_Compatibility">Browser compatibility</h2>
<p>{{ CompatibilityTable() }}</p>
<div id="compat-desktop">
  <table class="compat-table">
    <tbody>
      <tr>
        <th>Feature</th>
        <th>Chrome</th>
        <th>Firefox (Gecko)</th>
        <th>Internet Explorer</th>
        <th>Opera</th>
        <th>Safari (WebKit)</th>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td>Basic support</td>
        <td>{{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
        <td>{{ CompatGeckoDesktop("5.0") }}{{ property_prefix("-moz") }}<br />
          {{ CompatGeckoDesktop("16.0") }}</td>
        <td>10</td>
        <td>12 {{ property_prefix("-o") }}<br />
          12.10 <a href="http://my.opera.com/ODIN/blog/2012/08/03/a-hot-opera-12-50-summer-time-snapshot" title="http://my.opera.com/ODIN/blog/2012/08/03/a-hot-opera-12-50-summer-time-snapshot">#</a></td>
        <td>{{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
      </tr>
    </tbody>
  </table>
</div>
<div id="compat-mobile">
  <table class="compat-table">
    <tbody>
      <tr>
        <th>Feature</th>
        <th>Android</th>
        <th>Firefox Mobile (Gecko)</th>
        <th>IE Phone</th>
        <th>Opera Mobile</th>
        <th>Safari Mobile</th>
      </tr>
      <tr>
        <td>Basic support</td>
        <td>{{ CompatVersionUnknown() }}{{ property_prefix("-webkit") }}</td>
        <td>{{ CompatGeckoMobile("5.0") }}{{ property_prefix("-moz") }}<br />
          {{ CompatGeckoMobile("16.0") }}</td>
        <td>{{ CompatUnknown() }}</td>
        <td>{{ CompatUnknown() }}</td>
        <td>{{ CompatUnknown() }}</td>
      </tr>
    </tbody>
  </table>
</div>
<h2 id="See_also">See also</h2>
<ul>
  <li><a href="/en-US/docs/CSS/Using_CSS_animations">Using CSS animations</a></li>
  <li>{{ domxref("AnimationEvent", "AnimationEvent") }}</li>
  <li>{{ CSS_Reference:animation() }}</li>
</ul>
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