The HTMLMediaElement.muted indicates whether the media element muted.


var isMuted = audioOrVideo.muted
audio.muted = true;


A Boolean. true means muted and false means not muted.


var obj = document.createElement('video');
console.log(obj.muted); // false


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

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