HTMLMediaElement.autoplay

The HTMLMediaElement.autoplay property reflects the autoplay HTML attribute, indicating whether playback should automatically begin as soon as enough media is available to do so without interruption.

Note: Some versions of Chrome only acknowledge autostart, rather than autoplay

Syntax

...

Value

A Boolean.

Examples

...

<...></...>

...

Xxx.xxx()

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.autoplay' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.autoplay' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) 3.5 (1.9.1) [1] 9 ? ?
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) ? (Yes) (Yes)

See also

License

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https://developer.mozilla.org/en-us/docs/web/api/htmlmediaelement/autoplay