Adding Audio and Video to Your Listing

The final special effects in this chapter can turn any auction listing into a multimedia extravaganza, sort of. Be cautious when using these effects, however, as many users either don’t have the bandwidth (due to slow dial-up connections) or patience to sit through your audio/visual add-ins.

Special Effect 9.17. Playing Background Music or Sounds

This is a special effect that I personally find annoying, but to each his (or her) own. What this special effect does is trigger the automatic playback of a music file when your auction listing loads.

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