HTML | window matchMedia() Method
The window.matchMedia() method in html is used to return a MediaQueryList object which represents the result of the specified CSS media query string. The value of the matchMedia() method can be any of the media options of the CSS @media rule, like min-height, min-width, orientation, etc.
The MediaQueryList object has two properties and two methods:
- matches: It is used to check the results of a query and it returns a boolean value.
- media: A String which represent the serialized media query list.
- addListener(functionref): Adds a new listener function, which is executed whenever the media query’s evaluated result changes.
- removeListener(functionref): Removes a previously additional listener function from the media query list. Does nothing if the specified listener is not already in the list.
window.matchMedia( mediaQueryString )
- mediaQueryString: String which represents the media query for which to return a new MediaQueryList object.
Return Value: This method returns the CSS media query string.
- Before resize the browser window:
- After resize the browser window:
Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML window matchMedia() method are listed below:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Apple Safari