Rather than using sight, some of our users will be browsing using their sense of hearing. For those users that rely on screen readers, audio can be very distracting. In order to allow the user to hear the page we need to provide the ability to pause any other audio.

WCAG 1.4.2: Audio Control Opens in a new window


  • All audio that plays automatically for more than 3 seconds can either be paused or stopped.