Intervention: Block audible cross-origin autoplay

This is an intervention that intends to block cross-origin iframes from autoplaying audible media. In other words, cross-origin iframes on desktop will behave like mobile currently behaves: only muted/inaudible autoplay will be allowed.

Status in Chromium


Behind a flag (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 57
  • Opera release 44
  • Opera for Android release 44

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2017-06-14