Native media controls customization

We propose extending the “controls” attribute of the HTMLMediaElement so that the website could enable/disable certain media controls without having to implement all the controls on its own. A “controlsList” property will be added reflecting the current value of “controls” similar to the “class” and “classList” on HTMLElement.


Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 58
  • Chrome for Android release 58

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.


Last updated on 2017-06-14