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HTML | DOM Video load( ) Method

  • Last Updated : 03 Sep, 2021

The Video load() method is used for re-loading the video element. The Video load() method is used to update the video element after changing the source or other settings. 
The Video load() method does not accept any parameters and does not return any values.
Syntax: 

videoObject.load()

Below program illustrates the Video load() method :
Example: Changing the video source and re-loading the video.  

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html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        DOM Video load( ) Method
    </title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center">
 
    <h1 style="color:green">
      GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact">
      Video load method
    </h2>
    <br>
 
    <video id="Test_Video"
           width="360"
           height="240"
           controls>
       
        <source id="mp4_source"
                src="sample2.mp4"
                type="video/mp4">
       
        <source id="ogg_source"
                src="sample2.ogg"
                type="video/ogg">
    </video>
 
     
<p>To change the source of the video
      and re-load it, double click the
      "Change Source" button.</p>
 
    <br>
 
    <button ondblclick="My_Video()">
      Change Source
    </button>
 
    <script>
        function My_Video() {
            document.getElementById("mp4_source").src =
              "samplevideo.mp4";
            document.getElementById("ogg_source").src =
              "samplevideo.ogg";
            document.getElementById("Test_Video").load();
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 

  • Before clicking the button: 
     



 

  • After clicking the button: 
     

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML | DOM Video load( ) Method 
are listed below: 
 

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

 




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