The new element named <audio> is introduced to play audio files on your webpages.
Before HTML5, to display audio and video files you have to use a plugin like Flash.But with HTML5,you just need to specify the location of files .
<audio>This is the tag which is used to embed audio files in your webpage. It has both open and close tag.
Audio Format: wav , mp3 and ogg are commonly used audio formats.
Below is a simple example of audio tag.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>Audio Example</title> </head> <body> <audio src="audio1.mp3" controls> Your browser does not support the audio element. </audio> </body> </html>
Specifies that video controls such as play, pause, volume etc.
loop(A Boolean attribute):
If specified, the audio player will automatically seek back to the start upon reaching the end of the audio.
muted(A Boolean attribute):
This indicates whether the audio will be initially silenced. Its default value is
The source of file
autoplay(A Boolean attribute):
If this specified, the audio will automatically begin playback as soon as page load, without waiting for the entire audio file to finish downloading.
The content inside <audio></audio> known as fallback comment, if browser doesn’t support the file included that comment will display.