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HTML DOM Window speechSynthesis property

  • Last Updated : 23 Jul, 2020

The speechSynthesis property returns a SpeechSynthesis object, which is the entry point into using Web Speech API speech synthesis functionality and can be further used.


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var speech = window.speechSynthesis;

Return Value: A SpeechSynthesis Object.

Example: This example shows how to get the SpeechSynthesis Object using this object.

    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>window speechSynthesis property</title>
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green;">  
    HTML | window speechSynthesis property
    <button onclick = "Geeks()">
    Click Here
    <p id="a"></p>
        var a = document.getElementById("a");
        function Geeks(){
            a.innerHTML += "paused : " +
 window.speechSynthesis.paused + `<br>`;
            a.innerHTML += "pending : " +
 window.speechSynthesis.pending + `<br>`;
            a.innerHTML += "paused : " +
 window.speechSynthesis.speaking + `<br>`;


Before Clicking Button:

After Clicking Button: 

In console:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Edge

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