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HTML | DOM readyState Property

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  • Last Updated : 05 Jul, 2022
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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. 

Syntax:

document.readyState

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 started 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: 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM readyState Property</title>
        <style>
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>DOM readyState Property</h2>
        <button onclick="Geeks()">Submit</button>
        <p id="sudo"></p>
        <script>
            function Geeks() {
                var x = document.readyState;
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                   

Output:

  

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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