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HTML | DOM onseeked Event

  • Last Updated : 20 Jul, 2021

The onseeked event in HTML DOM occurs when the user finishes the skips the media to a new position. The onseeked event and onseeking event are just opposite to each other. To get the current position of media use currentTime
Supported Tags

  • <audio> 
  • <video>


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  • In HTML: 
<element onseeked="Script">
  • In JavaScript: 
object.onseeked = function(){Script};
  • In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method: 
object.addEventListener("seeked", Script);

Example: Using the addEventListener() method. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML DOM onseeked Event
        <h1 style="color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>HTML DOM onseeked Event</h2>
        <video controls id="videoID">
            <source src=
          "videoID").addEventListener("seeked", GFGfun);
        function GFGfun() {
            alert("Media Skipped");



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

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 9+
  • Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera


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