HTMLMediaElement.controls

The HTMLMediaElement.controls property reflects the controls HTML attribute, which controls whether user interface controls for playing the media item will be displayed.

Syntax

var ctrls = video.controls;
audio.controls = true;

Value

A Boolean. A value of true means controls will be displayed.

Example

var obj = document.createElement('video');
obj.controls = true;

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.controls' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.controls' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 3.5 (1.9.1) [1] 9 ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes)

See also

License

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Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-us/docs/web/api/htmlmediaelement/controls