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HTML | DOM ontimeupdate Event

  • Last Updated : 20 Jul, 2021

The ontimeupdate event in HTML DOM occurs when playing the position of a specific media position is changed.
This event is invoked by: 
 

  • Playing the audio/video
  • Moving to the new position of the audio/video

The currentTime property is used to get the current position of the audio/video in seconds.
Supported Tags

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  • <audio> 
  • <video>

Syntax: 
 

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

Example: Using the addEventListener() method 
 



html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
      HTML DOM ontimeupdate Event
  </title>
</head>
 
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 style="color:green">
          GeeksforGeeks
      </h1>
        <h2>HTML DOM ontimeupdate Event</h2>
 
        <video id="videoID" controls>
            <source src="GFG.mp4" type="video/mp4">
        </video>
 
         
<p>Position: <span id="try"></span></p>
 
    </center>
    <script>
        var GFG = document.getElementById("videoID");
 
        GFG.addEventListener("timeupdate", GFGfun);
 
        function GFGfun() {
            document.getElementById(
              "try").innerHTML = GFG.currentTime;
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
Before: 
 

After: 
 

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

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

 




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