HTML | DOM Video controls Property

The Video controls property is used to set or return whether a video should display standard video controls or not.
The <video> controls attribute are reflected by this property.

The video controls included in the property are:

  • Play
  • Pause
  • Volume
  • Fullscreen Mode
  • Seeking
  • Captions/Subtitles
  • Track

Syntax:

  • Returning the controls property:
    videoObject.controls
  • Setting the controls property:
    videoObject.controls = true|false

Property Values:

  • true|false: It is used to specify whether a video should have controls displayed or not.

Below program illustrates the Video controls Property :
Example: Enabling controls for a video.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Video controls Property in HTML
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Video controls Property</h2>
    <br>
  
    <video id="Test_Video" 
           width="360"
           height="240">
        
        <source src="samplevideo.mp4"
                type="video/mp4">
        
        <source src="movie.ogg" 
                type="video/ogg">
    </video>
  
    <p>To enable video controls, double
      click the "Enable Controls" button.</p>
  
    <button ondblclick="My_Video()"
            type="button">
      Enable Controls
    </button>
  
    <p id="test"></p>
  
    <script>
        function My_Video() {
            document.getElementById(
              "Test_Video").controls = true;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML | DOM Video controls Property are listed below:

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


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