The <audio> tag is used to add audio files to the HTML page. Audio tag currently supports MP3, WAV, and Ogg formats.
<audio controls> <source src="audio.mp3" type="audio/mp3"> <source src="audio.wav" type="audio/wav"> This browser does not support audio tag. </audio>
|autoplay||autoplay||Specifies that the audio will start playing as soon as it is ready.|
|control||control||Specifies that audio controls should be displayed (such as a play/pause button etc).|
|loop||loop||Specifies that the audio should be played repeatedly or not|
|muted||muted||Specifies that the audio output should be muted.|
|preload||Specifies if and how the author thinks the audio should be loaded when the page loads.|
|src||URL||Specifies the URL of the audio file.|
Things to remember
- Most browsers support MP3 format.
- The text provided in the audio tag will be displayed if the browser does not support audio tag.