Find out if and how the author thinks that the audio should be loaded when the page loads:
The result of x will be:
The preload property sets or returns the value of the preload attribute of a audio.
The preload attribute specifies if and how the author thinks that the audio should be loaded when the page loads.
The preload attribute allows the author to provide a hint to the browser about what he/she thinks will lead to the best user experience. This attribute may be ignored in some instances.
Note: The preload attribute is ignored if the autoplay attribute is present.
Note: The <audio> element is new in HTML5.
The preload property is supported in all major browsers.
Note: The preload attribute however, is NOT supported in Internet Explorer.
Return the preload property:
Set the preload property:
|auto||The author thinks that the browser should load the entire audio when the page loads|
|metadata||The author thinks that the browser should load only metadata when the page loads|
|none||The author thinks that the browser should NOT load the audio when the page loads|
|Return Value:||A String, representing what data should be preloaded (if any). Possible return values are "auto", "metadata", or "none". See "Property Values" for what the values mean|
A demonstration of how to set different property values:
HTML reference: HTML <audio> preload attribute