Window.orientation

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Deprecated
This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Summary

Returns the orientation in degrees (in 90-degree increments) of the viewport relative to the device's natural orientation.

Its only possible values are -90, 0, 90, and 180. Positive values are clockwise; negative values are counterclockwise.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Compatibility Standard
The definition of 'Window.orientation' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
orientation
Deprecated
Chrome No support NoEdge ? Firefox No support NoIE ? Opera ? Safari ? WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android No support NoOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

Legend

Full support  
Full support
No support  
No support
Compatibility unknown  
Compatibility unknown
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.
Deprecated. Not for use in new websites.

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