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HTML | DOM Audio seeking Property

  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2019

The DOM Audio seeking property is used for returning if the user is currently seeking in the audio. When the user moves or skips to a new position in the audio, it is called seeking.



Return: The Audio seeking property returns a boolean true if the user is currently seeking, else it returns false. The Audio Seeking property is a read-only property.

Below program illustrates the Audio seeking Property :
Example: Showing if the user is currently seeking in the video.

<!DOCTYPE html>
        Audio seeking Property
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color:green">
    <h2 style=" font-family: Impact">
      Audio seeking Property
    <audio id="Test_Audio"
           controls onseeking="MyAudio()"
        <source src="sample1.ogg" 
        <source src="sample1.mp3" 
    <p>Try seeking the audio to know the state
      <span id="Test_Span"></span></p>
    <p id="test"></p>
        function MyAudio() {
            var a = document.getElementById("Test_Audio");
            document.getElementById("Test_Span").innerHTML = 
              ("Seeking: " + a.seeking);


  • Before clicking the button:
  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by DOM Audio seeking Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

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