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HTML HTML Video and Audio Media Basics Creating Media

Source vs src


In video vs audio when I added <source src ="audio file"> I noticed that it did not work.

On video: I added

<video> <source src="video file">

For Audio, I tried that but it did not work, but this did work

<audio src="audio file">

Why is this?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,826 Points

Media sources can be specified with a "src" attribute (when there is only one) or with "source" child elements (which can accommodate one or more).

For more details on the syntax, see the MDN pages on Video and Audio.

Thank you!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,826 Points

William Twiner — Glad to help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!