HTML ondurationchange Attribute

HTML ondurationchange Attribute: The HTML ondurationchange attribute is defined as the duration change an event occurs when the duration data of a specified content(audio or video) is changed. During the loading process of an audio/video, the following events occur, in this order:

  • loadstart
  • durationchange
  • loadedmetadata
  • loadeddata
  • progress
  • canplay
  • canplaythrough

HTML ondurationchange Attribute

This attribute can be applied to the <audio> and <video> elements.

Syntax: <audio ondurationchange=”script”>



Browser Support

This attribute is supported by the following browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer-9.0

Example: for <audio> element

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html> 
<body> 

<audio id="myAudio" controls ondurationchange="myFunction(this)">
  <source src="horse.ogg" type="audio/ogg">
  <source src="horse.mp3" type="audio/mpeg">
  Your browser does not support the audio element.
</audio>

<script>
function myFunction(x) {
  alert("The duration of this audioclip is : " + x.duration + " seconds");
}
</script> 

<p>This example demonstrates how to use the "ondurationchange" attribute on an AUDIO element.</p>
</body> 
</html>

Example: for <video> element

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html> 
<body> 
<video id="myVideo" width="320" height="176" controls ondurationchange="myFunction(this)">
  <source src="mov_bbb.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="mov_bbb.ogg" type="video/ogg">
</video>

<script>
function myFunction(x) {
  alert("The duration of this video is : " + x.duration + " seconds");
}
</script> 
<p>This example demonstrates how to use the ondurationchange attribute </p>
</p>
</body> 
</html>