Web Design

Multimedia

Last updated Mar 1, 2004.

By Molly Holzschlag

Multimedia is an important part of many Web projects. But, multimedia can and does introduce issues in terms of plug-in support, browser support, and accessibility concerns. As with anything on the Web, the first question one must ask is whether adding multimedia is really the best choice for the particular site in question.

If the answer is a resounding "Yes!," then understanding a bit about how multimedia is best used on the Web is imperative. This section will get you going.