HTML and CSS Reference
Important Audio Properties
There are many properties defined for the audio element in HTML5. We are going to focus
on the following because they are the most useful for the applications we will build:
The total length, in seconds, of the sound represented by the audio object.
The current playing position, in seconds, of the playing audio file.
true or false : whether the audio clip should start playing at the beginning when cur-
rentTime reaches the duration .
true or false : whether the audio should start playing automatically when it has loaded.
true or false : Setting this to true silences the audio object regardless of volume set-
true or false :Displayscontrolsforan audio objectinanHTMLpage.Controlswillnot
display on the canvas unless they are created in HTML (for example, with a <div> over-
The volume level of the audio object; the value must be between 0 and 1 .
true or false : whether the audio object is paused. Set with a call to the pause() func-
true or false . Set when an audio object has played through its entire duration .