getItemInfo Method

This topic documents a feature that is obsolete as of Windows Internet Explorer 7.

Obsolete. Returns the value of the specified attribute for the current media.


sVal = object.getItemInfo(sItemName)


sItemName Required. A String that specifies the attribute name.

Return Value

A String that receives the value of the specified attribute.


As of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or Internet Explorer 7, the mediaBar feature is obsolete and no longer available.

getItemInfo was introduced in Internet Explorer 6.

If no media is currently playing in the Media Bar, any attempt to access media attribute information with getItemInfo, getAttributeName, or attributeCount returns a script error.

Applies To

PlaylistInfo, MediaItem

See Also

getAttributeName, currentItem