CSS.paintWorklet (Static property)

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paintWorklet is a static, read-only property of the CSS interface that provides access to the PaintWorklet, which programmatically generates an image where a CSS property expects a file.


var worklet = CSS.paintWorklet;


The PaintWorklet object.


The following example demonstrates loading a PaintWorklet from its js file and does so by feature detection. 

  if ('paintWorklet' in CSS) {


Specification Status Comment
CSS Painting API Level 1
The definition of 'paintWorklet' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Chrome Full support 65Edge Full support 79Firefox No support NoIE No support NoOpera Full support 52Safari No support NoWebView Android Full support 65Chrome Android Full support 65Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support 47Safari iOS No support NoSamsung Internet Android Full support 9.0


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