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HTML Audio/Video DOM src Property

HTML audio Tag Reference HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference

Example

Change the source of the video:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo");
vid.src = "movie.ogg";

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Definition and Usage

The src property sets or returns the current source of the audio/video.

The source is the actual location (URL) of the audio/video file.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the property.

Property
src Yes 9.0 3.5 Yes Yes


Syntax

Return the src property:

audio|video.src

Set the src property:

audio|video.src=URL

Property Values

Value Description
URL Specifies the URL of the audio/video source.

Possible values:

  • An absolute URL - points to another web site (like src="http://www.example.com/movie.ogg")
  • A relative URL - points to a file within a web site (like src="movie.ogg)

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the URL of the audio/video file. Returns the entire URL, including the protocol (like http://)


Examples

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Example

Get the source (URL) of a video:

var vid = document.getElementById("myVideo").src;

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HTML audio Tag Reference HTML Audio/Video DOM Reference

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