HTML DOM Document hidden Property

The Document hidden property returns a Boolean value indicating if the page is considered hidden or not. This is a read only property.

Syntax:

var bool = document.hidden;

Return Value: This property returns a Boolean Value –

  • true if page is considered hidden.
  • false if page is not considered hidden

Example: This example shows how to use this property to check whether page is hidden or not.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  
    <button onclick="get()">
        Check
    </button>
      
    <script type="text/javascript">
        function get() {
            alert(document.hidden);
        }
    </script>
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:



  • Before Click the Button:

  • After Click the Button:

Supported Browsers:

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

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