Lesson 11:Integrating Multimedia: Sound, Video, and More

Learning how to integrate multimedia into your web pages is as simple as creating hyperlinks to sound or video files. Presto! You’ve added multimedia to your website. That’s not the whole story, of course. You also can embed multimedia files in your web pages. Unfortunately, embedding them can be a little tricky.

Although you need to learn only a few new HTML tags, the multimedia-related HTML elements suffer from what seems like schizophrenia. They’re implemented differently in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox, and not supported at all in some cases. One of the elements has never been added to any HTML standard. In addition, there are a number of competing audio and video formats ...

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