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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. 

Syntax:

videoObject.pause()

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

The below program illustrates the Video pause() method: 

Example: Pausing a video with the pause button. 

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Video pause() 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=
                type="video/ogg">
    </video>
 
    <p>
          To pause the video,
        double click the "Pause Video" button.
      </p>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="My_Video()" type="button">
        Pause Video
    </button>
   
    <script>
        let v =
            document.getElementById(
                "Test_Video");
        function My_Video() {
            v.pause();
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

 

 Supported Browsers: The browser is supported by HTML  DOM Video pause( ) Methods 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


Last Updated : 26 Jun, 2023
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