Welcome to “Understanding Video on the Web”. This course is designed to help you develop the basic skills needed to add media content to your web pages. We’ll begin by talking about codecs and bitrate, before creating optimized video files ready for smooth playback in the browser. We’ll then look at the HTML markup necessary to build simple media players and a few styling techniques to present video in interesting ways. With that done, we’ll look at some out-of-the-box video players on the web, before finally discussing accessibility. Let’s get started!