Returns a boolean indicating whether the browser intends to update the visual display – including updating animations and running requestAnimationFrame() callbacks – at the next opportunity (i.e., after the currently-running javascript task yields back to the browser).


Provides developers with better information for making decisions in code about when to defer work and yield back to the browser's event loop


Status in Chromium


In development (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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

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Last updated on 2021-07-25