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The readyState property in HTML is used to return the loading status of the current document. This property is used for read-only. 



Return Value: It returns a string value which is used to define the status of the current document. The one of five status are listed below:

  • uninitialized: Process does not start loading.
  • loading: Process is loading.
  • loaded: Process has been loaded.
  • interactive: Process loading is enough to interact with the user.
  • complete: Process fully loaded.

Example: In this example, we will use readyState property.


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>DOM readyState Property</title>
        h1 {
            color: green;
    <h2>DOM readyState Property</h2>
    <button onclick="Geeks()">Submit</button>
    <p id="sudo"></p>
        function Geeks() {
            let x = document.readyState;
            document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x;



Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM readyState Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Firefox 3.6
  • Opera 11
  • Safari 1
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Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2023
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