Adding Videoclips to your Web Page
By smbea (email@example.com)
Years before when combining the Web and multimedia was still not
possible, Web sites were static, almost bordering on the bland. One
could only post pictures and graphics in .jpeg or .gif formats.
Nowadays, you can take a videoclip of yourself and put it up on your
Web site to immortalize yourself on cyberspace.
The major reason why Web sites didn't contain any multimedia content
before was the lack of support for multimedia in most browsers.
However, this changed in 1996 when the giants in the browser world
such as Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Communicator came out
with upgrades of their respective browser versions along with the
essential support for multimedia objects on Web pages.
If you know your basic HTML and the appropriate syntax, you can add
most types of multimedia content to your Web page. To add your video
clip to your Web page, you will use the