HTML | autoplay Attribute

The HTML autoplay Attribute is used to specify that the audio/video should automatically start playing when web page is loaded. It is a Boolean attribute.

Syntax:

<element autoplay> 

Uses It can be used with <audio> and <video> element.



Example 1: Here the autoplay attribute is used with the <video> tag.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title>HTML video autoplay Attribute</title
</head
  
<body
    <center
        <h1 style="color:green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1
  
        <h3>HTML video autoplay Attribute</h3
  
        <video width="400" height="200" controls autoplay> 
            <source src
                    type="video/mp4"
            <source src
                    type="video/ogg"
        </video
    </center
</body
  
</html

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Example 2: Here the autoplay attribute is used with the <audio> tag.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML audio autoplay Attribute
    </title>
</head>
  
<body style="text-align: center">
  
    <h1 style="color: green"
        GeeksforGeeks 
    </h1>
  
    <h2>HTML audio autoplay Attribute</h2>
  
    <audio controls autoplay>
        <source src=
                         type="audio/ogg">
        <source src=
                      type=" audio/mpeg "
    </audio
</body
  
</html>         

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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML autoplay attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 4.0
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox 3.5
  • Safari 4.0
  • Opera 10.5


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