Audio loop Property

Audio Object Reference Audio Object

Example

Set the audio to loop:

document.getElementById("myAudio").loop = true;

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Definition and Usage

The loop property sets or returns whether an audio should start playing over again when it is finished.

This property reflects the <audio> loop attribute.

When present, it specifies that the audio should start playing over again when it is finished.

Note: The <audio> element is new in HTML5.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The loop property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions, do not support the <audio> element.


Syntax

Return the loop property:

audioObject.loop

Set the loop property:

audioObject.loop=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether the audio should start playing over again, every time it is finished
  • true - Indicates that the audio should start playing again when it is finished
  • false - Default. Indicates that the audio should NOT start playing again when it is finished

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the audio starts playing over again, every time it is finished. Otherwise it returns false
Default Value: false

More Examples

Example

Find out if the audio should start playing over again every time it is finished, or not:

var x = document.getElementById("myAudio").loop;

The result of x will be:

true

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <audio> loop attribute


Audio Object Reference Audio Object

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