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This is an experimental technology
Because this technology's specification has not stabilized, check the compatibility table for the proper prefixes to use in various browsers. Also note that the syntax and behavior of an experimental technology is subject to change in future versions of browsers as the spec changes.

The HTMLPictureElement interface represents a <picture> HTML element. It doesn't implement specific properties or methods.


No specific property, but inherits properties from its parent, HTMLElement.


No specific method, but inherits methods from its parent, HTMLElement.


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLPictureElement' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support 38 33 (33)[1] ? ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? 33.0 (33)[1] ? ? ?

[1] Gecko implements this behind the dom.image.picture.enabled preference, defaulting to false.

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