The animation-iteration-count property specifies the number of times an animation cycle is played. The initial value is '1', meaning the animation will play from beginning to end once. A value of 'infinite' will cause the animation to repeat forever.

  • Initial value1
  • Applies toAll elements, :before and :after pseudo elements
  • InheritedNo
  • MediaVisual
  • Computed valueAs specified
  • AnimatableNo
  • CSS VersionCSS3
  • JavaScript
Formal syntax: <single-animation-iteration-count> [ ',&' <single-animation-iteration-count> ]*

animation-iteration-count: [value];
<single-animation-iteration-count> = infinite | <number>
  • infiniteThe animation will repeat forever.
  • <number>The number of times the animation should repeat; this is 1 by default. Negative values are invalid. You may specify non-integer values to play part of an animation cycle (for example 0.5 will play half of the animation cycle).
.class {
   animation-iteration-count: 4;

Last updated on 23rd March 2014 By Rene Spronk

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