MediaList

The MediaList interface represents the media queries of a stylesheet, e.g. those set using a <link> element's media attribute.

Note: MediaList is a live list; updating the list using properties or methods listed below will immediately update the behavior of the document.

Properties

MediaList.mediaText
A stringifier that returns a DOMString representing the MediaList as text, and also allows you to set a new MediaList.
MediaList.length Read only
Returns the number of media queries in the MediaList.

Methods

MediaList.appendMedium()
Adds a media query to the MediaList.
MediaList.deleteMedium()
Removes a media query from the MediaList.
MediaList.item()
A getter that returns a CSSOMString representing a media query as text, given the media query's index value inside the MediaList.

Examples

The following would log to the console a textual representation of the MediaList of the first stylesheet applied to the current document.

const stylesheets = document.styleSheets;
let stylesheet = stylesheets[0];
console.log(stylesheet.media.mediaText);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM)
The definition of 'MediaList' in that specification.
Working Draft

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
MediaListChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
appendMediumChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
deleteMediumChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
itemChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
lengthChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes
mediaTextChrome Full support YesEdge Full support ≤18Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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