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CSSImportRule: media property

The read-only media property of the CSSImportRule interface returns a MediaList object, containing the value of the media attribute of the associated stylesheet.


Returns a MediaList object.

The value of media can be set by passing a string containing the media attribute; for example "print".


Getting the media property

The following stylesheet includes a single @import rule. Therefore the first item in the list of CSS rules will be a CSSImportRule. The media property returns a MediaList object. This includes the mediaText property with a value of screen.


@import url("style.css") screen;


let myRules = document.styleSheets[0].cssRules;
console.log(myRules[0].media); //returns a MediaList

Setting the media property

To change the media attribute of the associated stylesheet, set the value of media to a string containing the new value.


let myRules = document.styleSheets[0].cssRules;
myRules[0].media = "print";


Browser compatibility

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