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HTML | DOM Video loop Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2019

The Video loop property is used for setting or returning whether a video should start playing over again when it is finished or not.

Syntax:

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

Property Values:

  • true | false: It is used to specify whether the video should start playing over again, every time it is finished or not.

Return: A Video loop property returns a Boolean true if the video starts playing over again, every time it is finished, else, it returns false.

Below program illustrates the Video loop property :



Example: Setting the video to loop.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM Video loop Property
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Video loop Property</h2>
    <br>
  
    <video id="Test_Video" 
           width="360"
           height="240"
           controls>
        
        <source src="samplevideo.mp4" 
                type="video/mp4">
        <source src="movie.ogg" 
                type="video/ogg">
    </video>
  
    <p>
      For enabling the loop on the video, 
      double click the "Enable Loop" button.
    </p>
    <p>
      For checking the loop status on the video,
      double click the "Check Loop" button.
    </p>
  
    <button ondblclick="Enable_Loop()" 
            type="button">
      Enable loop
    </button>
    <button ondblclick="Check_Loop()"
            type="button">
      Check Loop
  </button>
  
    <p id="test"></p>
  
    <script>
        var v = document.getElementById(
          "Test_Video");
  
        function Enable_Loop() {
            v.loop = true;
            v.load();
        }
  
        function Check_Loop() {
            alert(v.loop);
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

  • Initially:
  • Before clicking the Enable Loop button:
  • After clicking the Enable Loop button:

Supported Browsers: the browser supported by HTML | DOM Video loop Property are listed below:

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