How to add and play Audio with JavaScript

JavaScript allows to add an Audio file that is very helpful depending on your needs. For example, if you want to make a web application of that plays audio when user press a key from the keyboard or just use the left click, then JavaScript can help you do that. We will soon try to build a quick web app for the demo. In the mean time, let’s learn how you can add the audio.

How do I Play an Audio with JavaScrip

 
var audio = new Audio('URLofTheAudioFile'); 
audio.play();
 

Wasn’t it easy? just 2 lines of code and Audio is ready to play. Let’s play audio when user click with the help of JavaScript and jQuery.

Playing Audio When User User Left Click on a Button With jQuery and JavaScript

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>

      <title>Playing Audio with JS and jQuery</title>

      <!-- CSS Styling. Just to make the button more visible -->

        <style>
          button{
           text-align: center;
           font-size: 2rem;
           width: 200px;
           height: 150px;
           margin:300px 500px;
          }
        </style>

  </head>
    <body>

<!-- We will use this button to play audio      -->
       <button>Play Audio</button>
</div>

<!-- jQuery CDN Google's hosted Link -->

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

<!-- Coding to play Sound with Button Click -->

<script type="text/javascript">
  $('button').click(function(){
    var music = new Audio('/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/feelinggood.mp3');
    music.play();
  });
</script>

    </body>
</html>

Here is the Output file.

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