Community Wishlist Survey 2021/Multimedia and Commons/autoplaying and looping videos

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  • Problem: videos currently do not autoplay or loop
  • Who would benefit: would allow better quality animatics than GIF animations
  • Proposed solution: add autoplay and loop methods to our visual file markup
  • More comments: perhaps also add a mute method to our visual file markup
  • Phabricator tickets:
  • Proposer: Extemporalist (talk) 09:47, 22 November 2020 (UTC)


  • Auto-playing risks using up a bunch of people's datacaps and and is generally irritating when attempting to read articles.Geni (talk) 03:42, 2 December 2020 (UTC)