Self-Play is a feature used by some websites containing a video or audio element or video of an audio element. the webpage.
We have website-by-website basis, auto-play may or may not be configurable. Using technology such as cookies, some websites allow a user to select a volume for sound on one page, and may remember that choice (when changed by the user) when reloading content or loading new content. This feature is not dependent on the auto-play or lack of auto-play nature of the media element or website, as it can be applied to non-auto-play elements as well. Elements with auto-play can be used to set the sound level and the level of the sound level. Some websites may use hooks to allow on media element, ounce finished, to trigger the auto-play of another elements. This feature may or may not involve a new page load. This feature is self-executing or self-triggering.
Auto-Play may appear as a feature in the website and website content. Flash Player, streaming media, or pre-recorded media. It may appear as part of the webpage (for example, advertisements and embedded video) or more prominently (for example, webpages dedicated to a specific media element, such as a movie or Flash game). Various technologies can be used, in tandem or on their own, to support auto-play. Self-Play can be used as a convenience for the user (for example, self-play of a movie or other media element), or an attempt to attract a user’s attention, which may or may not be a convenience (for example, advertisements, embedded video in a news story webpage).
For some applications, the auto-play is discussed in some tech forums and by some tech groups as “bad practice”. For other applications (such as a specific web page for specific media players), the ostensible convenience factor of auto-play may be accepted or even expected by the user.