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  • Last Updated : 20 Jan, 2021

The Video seeking property is used for returning if the user is currently seeking in the video
When the user moves or skips to a new position in the video, it is called seeking. 
The Video Seeking property is a read-only property.



Return Value: 
The Video seeking property returns a boolean true if the user is currently seeking, else it returns false.

Below program illustrates the Video seeking property. 

Example: Showing if the user is currently seeking in the video.  


<!DOCTYPE html>
        Video seeking Property
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact">
      Video seeking Property
    <video id="Test_Video"
           controls onseeking="My_Video()"
        <source src="samplevideo.mp4"
        <source src="movie.ogg"
<p>Try seeking the video to know the state.
        <br><span id="Test_Span">
    <p id="test"></p>
        function My_Video() {
            var v = document.getElementById("Test_Video");
            document.getElementById("Test_Span").innerHTML =
              ("Seeking: " + v.seeking);


  • Before clicking the button: 

  • After clicking the button: 

Supported Browsers: The supported browser by HTML | DOM Video Seeking Property are listed below: 

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


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