JavaScript document.readyState Property

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JavaScript document.readyState Property

The document.readyState property describes the loading state of the document.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p id="point"></p> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var txt = "Document Status : "; x.innerHTML = txt+" "+document.readyState; function myFunction(){ x.innerHTML = txt+" "+document.readyState; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

StringReturns loading status of the document.
Possible values:
  • loading - The document is still loading.
  • interactive - The document has finished loading and the document has been parsed but sub-resources such as images, stylesheets and frames are still loading.
  • complete - The document and all sub-resources have finished loading.


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