HTML <video> muted Attribute

HTML video Tag Reference HTML <video> tag


A muted video:

<video controls muted>
  <source src="movie.mp4" type="video/mp4">
  <source src="movie.ogg" type="video/ogg">
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Definition and Usage

The muted attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the audio output of the video should be muted.

Browser Support

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

muted 4.0 10.0 11.0 7.1 10.5

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <video> tag is new in HTML5.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML

In XHTML, attribute minimization is forbidden, and the muted attribute must be defined as <video muted="muted">.


<video muted>

HTML video Tag Reference HTML <video> tag

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