HTML5 Video Now!

Jason Ronallo
Associate Head, Digitial Library Initiatives
North Carolina State University Libraries

Hi. I'm Jason, and I'm going to talk to you about HTML5 Video.

Can you use HTML5 Video now?


Here's Why

No Flash
No Flash
Increasingly people are visiting your site on devices which do not support Flash or do not have Flash installed by default. And your video has still got to work. HTML5 Video can fix that.

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Simplest Example of HTML5 Video That Could Possibly Work

Among the semantic elements HTML5 adds are media elements like the audio element or video element used here. It can have a source attribute pointing to a video source. And then the controls attribute uses the browser's native video controls.

Example Right Here In The Slide Deck