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HTML | DOM Video pause( ) Method

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The Video pause() method is used to pause the current video from playing. To use the Video pause() method, one must use the controls property to display the video controls such as play, pause, seeking, volume, etc, attached on the video. 



Note: The Video pause() method does not accept any parameters and does not return any values. 

Below program illustrates the Video pause() method: 

Example: Pausing a video with the pause button. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        body {
            text-align: center;
    <h2>Video pause() method</h2>
    <video id="Test_Video"
        <source id="mp4_source"
        <source id="ogg_source"
    <p>To pause the video,
      double click the "Pause Video" button.</p>
    <button ondblclick="My_Video()"
      Pause Video
        var v =
        function My_Video() {


  • Before clicking the button:


  • After clicking the button:


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

  • Google Chrome 1 and above
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer 9 and above
  • Firefox 3.5 and above
  • Opera 12.1 and above
  • Apple Safari 3.1 and above

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Last Updated : 13 Jul, 2022
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