8. Multimedia and Accessibility

Up to now you’ve learned just how simple it can be to deliver audio and video across the Internet to your end users natively in HTML. Such power! But with this power comes responsibility.

You need to take a step back and think about your end users. Not all of them may be able to access the media as you intended. Some might have a sensory impairment; others might not understand the language your media is delivered in. What can you do to provide these users with access to the media you want to deliver?

In this chapter, you’ll learn how HTML5 helps to provide you with several ways of presenting your media content to users. As a result, you’ll increase the availability of your media to users with different needs and ...

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