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Play, Pause, & Skip

These events can be massively useful for analytics purposes and for building any custom UI you'd like around Speechify's API functionality.

Playing

Event name: play. This event is fired when the player starts playing for the first time.

Resumed

Event name: resume. This event is fired when the player resumes playing after being paused.

Paused

Event name: pause. This event is fired when the player starts becomes paused.

Skipped Forward

Event name: skipped-forward. This event is fired when the user clicks the skip forwards button to skip to the next sentence.

Skipped Backward

Event name: skipped-backward. This event is fired when the user clicks the skip backwards button to the previous sentence.