This deprecation will cause speechSynthesis.speak to immediately fire an error if the document has not received user activation. This API is being abused by sites since it is one of the only remaining APIs which didn't adhere to autoplay policies in Chrome. This was deprecated in Chrome 70.

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Specification

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Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

Internals>SpeechSynthesis


Removed (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2021-05-05