HTML and CSS Reference
ADDING SOUNDTO Web pages allows
developers to create a wide range of Web sites.
Sites that play music, provide instruction, or add
sound ef ects certainly widen the range of
possibilities of what you can do with HTML5.
h is chapter examines how to prepare sound for
the Web and how you can use sound to help your
Web pages make some noise.
You'll learn how to work with the dif erent
<audio> tag attributes and settings. Also, you'll
see how dif erent browsers handle sound and
dif erent sound i les. As with graphics, special-
ized programs are available to create audio and
edit it. So, at er examining the basic HTML5
elements and attributes, this chapter goes on to
show you how to create sounds for your Web site.