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Non-Standard

Summary

The bgsound element (<bgsound>) instructs the browser to load and play a sound file while the user is on that page. Don't use it. Use the audio element instead.


Overview Table

DOM Interface HTMLBGSoundElement


Compatibility

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Examples

If you want to use sound, please use the audio element:

HTML

<audio autoplay id="bgsound">
 <source src="http://media.w3.org/2010/07/bunny/04-Death_Becomes_Fur.mp4"
         type="audio/mp4">
 <source src="http://media.w3.org/2010/07/bunny/04-Death_Becomes_Fur.oga"
         type="audio/ogg; codecs=vorbis">
 <p>Your user agent does not support the HTML5 Audio element.</p>
</audio>
<button type="button"
        onclick="document.getElementById('bgsound').pause();">
  Stop background sound
</button>

Notes

Remarks

The <bgSound> element can appear anywhere within the document. This element is not rendered. This element does not require a closing tag. Do not use it! In HTML5 the <bgSound> is described as "non-conforming feature".

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

HTML information

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See also

Related articles

Audio






  • bgSound



Attribution

This article contains content originally from external sources.

Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]