HTML | DOM ontimeupdate Event

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.



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

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<!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>

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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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