HTML Audio/Video DOM preload Property
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Definition and Usage
The preload property sets or returns if the audio/video should start loading as soon as the page loads.
The preload property 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.
The preload property is supported in all major browsers.
Note: This property is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier.
Set the preload property:
Return the preload property:
|auto||Indicates that the audio/video should start loading as soon as the page loads|
|metadata||Indicates that only the metadata for the audio/video should be loaded when the page loads|
|none||Indicates that the audio/video should NOT start loading as soon as the page loads|
|Return Value:||A String. auto|metadata|none|
HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference
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