Browser Autoplay Policies

All major browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari) have adopted new autoplay polices that prevent websites from autoplaying audio when the page loads (either music or videos with audio). Some will allow autoplaying if the viewer frequents the website enough, but there is no guarantee it will autoplay when enabled using our autoplay flag mentioned below. The browser policy limitation is relatively new and was implemented within the last year or two. It is not a limitation of MediaZilla. As of writing this, Microsoft Edge has not yet implemented this policy.

Enabling Autoplay for Share Links and Embedded Content

Despite these browser policies blocking autoplay, you can control whether the video or collection music will attempt to autoplay with our autoplay flag in the url.

Embedded Content

For embedded videos or collections, you must change autoplay=0 to autoplay=1 in the embed code.

Embed Code Example (autoplay enabled):

<iframe width='640' height='360' src='https://mediazilla.com/WzTzXWZYTK?autoplay=1' frameborder='0' webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

Alternatively you can remove the autoplay=0 from the embed code, and this will default it to 1.

Embed Code Example without autoplay flag (autoplay enabled):

<iframe width='640' height='360' src='https://mediazilla.com/WzTzXWZYTK' frameborder='0' webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>

Share Links

When viewing a share link by itself (not embedded), it will attempt to autoplay by default.

You can add "?autoplay=0" to the share link to prevent autoplaying.

Share link with autoplay enabled:
https://mediazilla.com/WzTzXWZYTK

Share link with autoplay disabled:
https://mediazilla.com/WzTzXWZYTK?autoplay=0

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