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HTML HTML Video and Audio Media Basics The Video and Source Elements

Stanley West
Stanley West
Courses Plus Student 655 Points

Wordpress "video element" code

The following code gives an error: <video src=http://treehouse-code-samples.s3.amazonaws.com/html-video-and-audio/bridge.mp4"/>

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>HTML Video and Audio</title>

    <link rel="stylesheet" href="normalize.css">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito:400,300' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="main.css">

    <h1>HTML Video and Audio</h1>

    <div class="wrapper">

      <!-- Add your code below this line -->

      <video src="http://treehouse-code-samples.s3.amazonaws.com/html-video-and-audio/bridge.mp4"/>


2 Answers

Kieran Barker
Kieran Barker
15,003 Points

The <video> element isn’t self-closing. It needs a closing </video> tag.

Stanley West
Stanley West
Courses Plus Student 655 Points

https://1drv.ms/i/s!AqbLcvmlmxrMgfAqH7VkrNToDAxSEA Above links to a copy of the video "TH-HTMLVideo-Stage1-Video2-360" where the use of the self closing tag is used. I tried using the closing tag but error recurrs : https://1drv.ms/i/s!AqbLcvmlmxrMge43PdL5yuh-69ZLyQ

Kieran Barker
Kieran Barker
15,003 Points

Stanley West — I'm not sure what to tell you. If you view the MDN Web Docs for the <video> element, it says 'both the starting and ending tag are mandatory'. Perhaps you can check through the docs and try to implement their methods.