Permissions-Policy: autoplay

Experimental: This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

The HTTP Permissions-Policy header autoplay directive controls whether the current document is allowed to autoplay media requested through the HTMLMediaElement interface.

Specifically, where a defined policy blocks use of this feature and there were no user gestures, the Promise returned by will reject with a DOMException. The autoplay attribute on <audio> and <video> elements will be ignored.

Note: For more details on autoplay and autoplay blocking, see the article Autoplay guide for media and Web Audio APIs.


Permissions-Policy: autoplay=<allowlist>;

A list of origins for which permission is granted to use the feature. See Permissions-Policy > Syntax for more details.

Default policy

The default allowlist for autoplay is self.


HTML Standard
# autoplay-feature

Browser compatibility

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See also