matchMedium method

Gets a value that indicates whether the specified media is supported by the object that displays the document object. This allows you to query the media or device, such as a mobile device, and customize the presentation from JavaScript.

Internet Explorer 9



 retVal = object.matchMedium(mediaQuery);


mediaQuery [in]

Type: BSTR

The media query to match.

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.


The mediaQuery parameter can contain a string that specifies a media type, an optional well-formed Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) media query, or both. For more information on Media Queries, see Media Queries.

See also

CSS3 Media Queries Module
Internet Explorer Test Drive: CSS3 Media Queries
CSS3 Media Queries (IE Team Blog post)
Respond to Different Devices With CSS3 Media Queries (Script Junkie)