Lesson 9: Working with Video and Audio Elements
Adding video and sound to a web page makes a website more engaging. Media provides a way to grab the attention of your visitors, and it also provides a way to reach audiences that would otherwise bypass long lengths of text. HTML5 directly addresses the need to deliver video and audio.
What you’ll learn in this lesson:
- • Adding video with the <video> element
- • Adding audio with the <audio> element
- • Providing fallbacks for browsers
You will work with several files from the HTML5_09lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure you have loaded the HTML5lessons folder onto your hard drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/HTML5. See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting Up section of this book.
To accurately preview the HTML5 content you will create in this lesson, you need a browser that supports HTML5 tags. See “Using web browsers that support HTML5 tags” in the Starting Up section of this book to determine whether you are using such a browser, or for instructions on downloading one.
In this section, you will learn to add video ...