Get Video Element - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Video


The Video object represents an HTML <video> element.

You can access a <video> element by using getElementById():

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<video id="myVideo" width="320" height="240" controls>
  <source src="movie.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="movie.ogg" type="video/ogg">
  Your browser does not support the video tag.
</video>/*  www  . j  a  v a 2 s  . c o m*/

<button onclick="myFunction()">get the duration of the video, in seconds</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

function myFunction() {
    var x = document.getElementById("myVideo").duration;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;


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