Join Steve Heffernan for an in-depth discussion in this video Falling back to download links, part of HTML5: Video and Audio in Depth.
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So now we have our video and audio embedded with HTML5.…We have multiple versions of our source to support different HTML5 browsers.…We're falling back to Flash for browsers that don't support HTML5 media. There's…still one more step we could take to make our video even more accessible and…that's to provide download links and a fallback image.…The reason for this is to support users on devices that don't support HTML5…or Flash, but could still potentially play the video if they are able to…download it directly.…These devices are typically older mobile phones or PDAs.…
The first step to do this is to add a simple paragraph after the video tag.…So I am going to do that on our code.…If you are following along in the exercise files, we're now in the 03_02 folder.…Okay, I am going to drop down below our ending video tag, because this is going…outside of our video tag, and I'm just going to provide simple paragraph and…in the paragraph I am going to do a title. We'll put it in a strong tag that…
- Understanding the differences in media formats
- Preloading, autoplaying, and looping in HTML5
- Setting a video's width and height attributes
- Displaying subtitles and captions
- Generating embed code with an embed code builder
- Encoding files using HandBrake, Firefogg, and VLC
- Creating a load progress bar
- Recognizing Android and iOS issues
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Video and Audio Basics
Understanding the format war3m 53s
2. Embedding Video and Audio
3. Falling Back to Alternative Playback Methods
4. Encoding Audio and Video Files
6. Known Issues and Workarounds
7. Audio and Video in the Wild
Further exploration1m 40s
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