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HTML | DOM onabort Event

  • Last Updated : 30 Jul, 2021

The DOM onabort event occurs in abortion of an audio/video loading. 
This event occurs when the downloading of media data is aborted without any error.
Events that occur when some disruption comes in the media loading process, are: 

  • onemptied
  • onerror
  • onstalled
  • onsuspend

Supported Tags 

  • <audio> 
  • <video>


  • HTML: 
<element onabort="myScript">
  • JavaScript: 
object.onabort = function(){myScript};
  • In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method: 
object.addEventListener("abort", myScript);



var video = document.getElementById("GFGVid");
video.onabort = function() {
    alert("Loading aborted");

Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by DOM onabort Event are listed below: 

  • Edge


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