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isPlaying

Indicates if the element is currently playing.

Description

To set the isPlaying property on an element, use the element's play() and pause() functions.

If you select Autoplays on loading in the element's Settings panel in the Editor, the isPlaying property is set to true when the page loads.

Type:

booleanRead Only
Mixed in from:$w.PlayableMixin

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Get an element's current playing status

Code Example

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1let isPlaying = $w("#myElement").isPlaying; // false
Toggle an element's current playing state

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1if( $w("#myElement").isPlaying ) {
2 $w("#myElement").pause();
3}
4else {
5 $w("#myElement").play();
6}