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HTML | DOM Audio play() Method

  • Last Updated : 14 Apr, 2021
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The HTML DOM Audio play() method is used to start playing the current audio. To use the Audio play() method, one must use the controls property to display the audio controls such as play, pause, seeking, volume, etc, attached to the audio. This method is used together with the pause() method.
Syntax: 
 

audioObject.play()

Return Value: 
 

  • No return value

Parameter: 
 

  • No Parameter

Example: 
 

html




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>
        DOM Audio play( ) Method
    </title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center">
 
    <h1 style="color:green">
    GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2 style="font-family: Impact">
    Audio play() method
    </h2>
    <br>
    <audio id="idAudio">
        <source src=
                type="audio/ogg">
        <source src=
                type="audio/mpeg">
      Your browser does not support the audio element.
    </audio>
 
     
<p>To play the Audio, click the "Play Audio" button.</p>
 
 
    <button onclick="play_Audio()" type="button">Play Audio</button>
    <button onclick="pause_Audio()" type="button">Pause Audio</button>
 
    <script>
        var GFG = document.getElementById("idAudio");
 
        function play_Audio() {
            GFG.play();
        }
 
        function pause_Audio() {
            GFG.pause();
        }
    </script>
 
</body>
 
</html>

Output: 
 



Supported Browsers: 
 

  • Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Opera
  • Safari

 

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