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Basics of Web Design
HTML5 & CSS   Sixth Edition

Chapter 11 – Multimedia & Interactivity Basics

Videos and sounds on your web pages can make them more interesting and informative. This chapter introduces you to working with multimedia and interactive elements on web pages. Methods to add audio, video, and Flash to your web pages are introduced. Sources of these media types, the HTML code needed to place the media on a web page, and suggested uses of the media are discussed. You'll also create an interactive image gallery with CSS and explore new CSS properties. Adding the right touch of multimedia and interactivity to a web page can make it engaging and compelling for your visitors. Resource websites and chapter links are listed below.

Audio & Video

Free Online Media Converters

Media, Accessibility & Standards



Once you are familiar with JavaScript, a next step is to explore jQuery — which is cross-browser JavaScript library that makes it easy to add special effects such as slideshows to a web page.


Geolocation API

Web Storage API

Progressive Web Application

Dynamic Graphics with the Canvas Element

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Basics of Web Design 6th Edition

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CSS Transform Property

CSS Transition Property

The Iframe Element

SVG — Scalable Vector Graphics