HTML | DOM Style animationDirection Property

The animationDirection property is used to set or return the animation direction. This property will have no effect if the animation is set to place only once.

Syntax:

  • It returns the animationDirection Property.
    object.style.animationDirection;
  • It is used to set the animationDirection Property.
    object.style.animationDirection = "normal|reverse|alternate|
    alternate-reverse|initial|inherit"

Property Value: The animationDirection property values are listed below:

  • normal: This property play the animation in forward direction. It is the default value.
  • reverse: This animation property play the animation in reverse direction.
  • alternate: This animation property play the animation forwards and backwards in alternate order.
  • alternate-reverse: This animation property play animation backwards first, and then forwards.
  • initial: This property is used to set the animationDirection property to its default value.
  • inherit: This property is used to inherits the animationDirection property from its parent element.

Example 1:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
          
    <head>
        <style
            div {
                color:green;
                font-size:70px;
                font-weight:bold;
                position: relative;
                  
                 /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
                -webkit-animation: animate 3s infinite;
                animation: animate 3s infinite;
            }
              
            /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
            @-webkit-keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
              
            @keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
          
        <div id = "GFG">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </div>
          
        <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            // Code for Chrome, Safari, and Opera
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.WebkitAnimationDirection
                    = "normal"; 
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.animationDirection
                    = "normal";
        }
        </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>                               

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Example 2::

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
          
    <head>
        <style
            div {
                color:green;
                font-size:70px;
                font-weight:bold;
                position: relative;
                  
                 /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
                -webkit-animation: animate 3s infinite;
                animation: animate 3s infinite;
            }
              
            /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
            @-webkit-keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
              
            @keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
          
        <div id = "GFG">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </div>
          
        <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            // Code for Chrome, Safari, and Opera
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.WebkitAnimationDirection
                    = "reverse"; 
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.animationDirection
                    = "reverse";
        }
        </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>                           

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Example 3:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
          
    <head>
        <style
            div {
                color:green;
                font-size:70px;
                font-weight:bold;
                position: relative;
                  
                 /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
                -webkit-animation: animate 3s infinite;
                animation: animate 3s infinite;
            }
              
            /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
            @-webkit-keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
              
            @keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
          
        <div id = "GFG">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </div>
          
        <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            // Code for Chrome, Safari, and Opera
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.WebkitAnimationDirection
                    = "alternate"; 
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.animationDirection
                    = "alternate";
        }
        </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>                                

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Example 4:

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
          
    <head>
        <style
            div {
                color:green;
                font-size:70px;
                font-weight:bold;
                position: relative;
                  
                 /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
                -webkit-animation: animate 3s infinite;
                animation: animate 3s infinite;
            }
              
            /* Chrome, Safari, Opera */
            @-webkit-keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
              
            @keyframes animate {
                from {top: 0px;}
                to {top: 200px;}
            }
        </style>
    </head>
      
    <body>
          
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()">
            Click Here!
        </button>
          
        <div id = "GFG">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </div>
          
        <script>
        function myGeeks() {
              
            // Code for Chrome, Safari, and Opera
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.WebkitAnimationDirection
                    = "alternate-reverse"; 
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").style.animationDirection
                    = "alternate-reverse";
        }
        </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>                              

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM animationDirection property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 43.0
  • Firefox 16.0, 5.0 Moz
  • Safari 9.0
  • Opera 30.0


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