Latest Track Element Update in HTML5 Adding Wings to MultimediaMultimedia has been always an important element on the Inte...
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Latest Track Element Update in HTML5 Adding Wings to Multimedia

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HTML5 Track Element is a new added feature experts in website development enjoy to implement. While it makes the multimedia more dynamic and useful, it also adds great advantage to the website in conveying the message in better way.

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Latest Track Element Update in HTML5 Adding Wings to Multimedia

  1. 1. Latest Track Element Update in HTML5 Adding Wings to MultimediaMultimedia has been always an important element on the Internet to convey the message in a better way.Especially with an introduction of HTML5 Web development, the websites have an all new feel to offer to thesurfer. Video and audio have impeccable effects on the Internet surfers as they speak louder than words. Anythingthat contains video and audio soon becomes popular and that is why, the HTML developers are in constant effortsto add newer things to it.HTML5 track element is all about adding wings to multimedia. Having this said, this is something that the HTMLdevelopers can use to adorn their videos and improve their functionalities.What is HTML5 Track Element?The track element in HTML5 is a tool that provides a standard yet simple way to add subtitles and captions. Inaddition, HTML5 Track element also provides screen reader description and you can add chapters to audio andvideo files as well.If you have some other sort of timed metadata, you can use HTML5 Track Element to make it better. Every trackelement has a source data written in a text file that is composed of a list of timed cues. These cues may includeCSV or JSON format.Use of HTML5 Track ElementIt’s powerful! This wonderful feature enables the webmaster to have deep links and multimedia navigationthrough text search. In addition, manipulating DOM and other behavior can be sync on media playback.
  2. 2. Attributes in HTML5 Track ElementEach of track elements has its own attribute for ‘kind’. This is used for subtitle, description, chapter or metadataand caption. Another track element attribute called ‘src’ that points to a text file houses the data for timed trackcues.Where HTML5 Track Element is Available?It’s available currently in Internet Explorer 10 and Chrome 18. Firefox is not yet supporting it. In Google Chrome,you must enable the track element support from the chrome://flags page.Track Element in HTML5 –its benefitsThe best part of this element in HTML5 web development is the user is given a choice of subtitle language. Havingthis said, the element can house subtitles in a few different languages for different people. Nevertheless, theHTML5 web developers must understand that this element cannot be used from a file:// URL but to see them inaction, the files should be on the web server.For more information about HTML5 Track Element, please visit http://www.w3.org/wiki/HTML/Elements/trackAbout CompanyIndiaNIC is a 9001:2008 certified custom offshore software development company. With over 400 employees, it isone of the most trustworthy offshore software development companies. IndiaNIC is renowned for its customizedweb development and mobile development services.Media Contact InformationIndiaNIC440 North Wolfe Road,Sunnyvale, CA – 94085,Phone: +1 (707) 234 5607Fax: +1 (415) 520 9356Website: www.indianic.com

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