onwaiting event

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

Occurs when playback stops because the next frame of a video resource is not available.

HTML5 A vocabulary and associated APIs for HTML and XHTML, Section Explorer 9


HTML Attribute <element onwaiting = "handler(event)">
Event Property object.onwaiting = handler;
attachEvent Method object.attachEvent("onwaiting", handler)
addEventListener Method object.addEventListener("waiting", handler, useCapture)

Standards information

Event information

Synchronous No
Bubbles No
Cancelable No

Event handler parameters


To invoke this event, do one of the following:

  • Set current playback position outside of the buffered range.

See also




Build date: 1/25/2012