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  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 05 Aug, 2019

The Video paused property in HTML DOM is used to return whether the video is paused or not. It is the read-only property.



Return: The video paused property returns a boolean value true if the video is paused else return false.
Below program illustrates the Video paused property in HTML DOM:


<!DOCTYPE html>
        Video paused Property
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green;">
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact;">
        Video paused Property
    <video id="Test_Video" width="360" height="240" controls>
        <source src="samplevideo.mp4" type="video/mp4">
        <source src="movie.ogg" type="video/ogg">
        For knowing whether the video is paused or not,
        double click the "Return Pause State" button.
    <button ondblclick="set()" type="button">
        Return Pause State
    <p id="test"></p>
        function set() {
            var v = document.getElementById("Test_Video").paused;
            document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = v;


  • Before clicking the button:
  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Video paused Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

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