HTMLMediaElement.defaultMuted

The HTMLMediaElement.defaultMuted property reflects the muted HTML attribute, which indicates whether the media element's audio output should be muted by default. This property has no dynamic effect. To mute and unmute the audio output, use the muted property.

Syntax

var dMuted = video.defaultMuted;
audio.defaultMuted = true;

Value

A Boolean. A value of true means that the audio output will be muted by default.

Example

var videoEle = document.createElement('video');
videoEle.defaultMuted = true;
console.log(videoEle.outerHTML); // <video muted=""></video>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.defaultMuted' in that specification.
Living Standard No change from HTML5
HTML5
The definition of 'HTMLMediaElement.defaultMuted' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support 11IE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 14Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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