HTML onloadedmetadata Attribute

HTML onloadedmetadata Attribute: The HTML onloadedmetadata attribute can be defined as an event occurs when metadata for the specified audio/video has been loaded. Metadata for audio/video consists of duration, dimensions (video only) and text tracks.



During the loading process of an audio/video, the following events occur, in this order:

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

HTML onloadedmetadata Attribute

This attribute is applied on <audio> and <video> elements.

Syntax: <audio onloadedmetadata=”script”>

Browser Support:

This attribute is supported by the following browsers:

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