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What are the best audio and video codecs to use for all major browsers?

I'm setting up a website that will stream video and audio and I need to decide which codec to store the media in. What is the best in terms of quality when it comes to audio and video codecs that are ...
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Is it an SEO disadvantage to have lots of audio files with little text?

So most SEO strategies, tips, and questions I see are related to writing text. And if I recall correctly Google likes text (the 70/30 rule)? I have a platform for DJs where they can upload and ...
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Which browsers support flac audio files?

I can play them in Chrome, FF and Edge but I'm concerned there may be some browsers that they may not work in.
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Audio Stream Problem In IOS

I’m using WordPress 5.6 and WordPress Internal Audio Player (HTML 5 Audio Player). Everything is OK on all major browsers, PC, Android - except iOS. In iOS browsers (Safari, Firefox, etc) it turns to ...
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How can I add the option of live audio chat in my website? [closed]

How can I give users the option to use live audio chat. I don't want it to leave a watermark on my site. And I would prefer it free, and quality audio. But if that's not available, then, in shaa Allah,...
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Understanding the web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG): alternative for audio sample of musical instrument?

Guideline 1.2.1 of WCAG says: Audio-only and Video-only (Prerecorded) (Level A) For prerecorded audio-only and prerecorded video-only media, the following are true, except when the audio or ...
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how to use html5 audio player to play single song whose content is divided into an array of urls? [closed]

I get multiple urls for same song url1 -> first 5 sec of song url2 -> next 15 sec of song and so on I have to use them to play the song without any lag. Is it possible using html5 audio ? Thanks in ...
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Is it possible to share an audio file and play within Facebook

I have a msuic page section and have FB share button. Is it possible to share audio file and play within facebook? I have tried to add FB graphs but no luck <meta property="og:type" content="<?...
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What lossy audio format is the most universally recognized across all devices in 2016?

Say I want to have streaming audio on my site. There is no fancy player on my site: the page simply links directly to the audio file, shifting the burden of streaming onto the user's internet browser. ...
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SEO for Audio Files

I have a new client who runs an internet radio station. His site has hundreds of previously recorded shows and I would like to optimize the audio files for SEO as much as possible. I've consider ...
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Why don't all browser support the same audio/video formats?

When we're working with videos, we have to provide WebM, Ogv, and Mp4. When we're working with audio, we have to provide ACC and Ogg (or some other combination, I am not familiar on best practice for ...
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My website hosts various m4a files but they do not play in Internet Explorer

I've got an m4a file that loads properly in all browsers, except for Internet Explorer (no surprise). The error is: "Invalid source". My HTML5 code looks like this: <audio controls> <...
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Using the <audio> tag with a ".ogg" mp3 stops in Chrome when I change tracks

I'm using the following code to stream audio on a web page: <audio controls autoplay="autoplay"><source src="http://example:8001/mpd.ogg" type="audio/mp3"> It works just well on Firefox, ...
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Browser compatibility with external links to icecast streams

My website is offering a list of links to radio stations streaming audio content hosted on other servers. Many of the audio streams are based on icecast servers There is a big question on what is the ...
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Best server setup for a website that streams videos/audio [duplicate]

I have a entertainment website that host both videos and audio, these are the 2 problems I'm having: Storage is a issue on my dedicated server, I'm going need more space soon The site buckles when it ...
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detailed access statistics for audio files

We have an external hosting company for our video files. They provide us with detailed access statistics e.g. The duration how long how many people have seen a specific video. This is quite ...
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HTML5 Audio: Which formats? Ditch Ogg Vorbis in favor of Ogg Opus? Is MP3 still needed?

I'm currently working on a website which has to stream audio files. Since bandwidth is always an issue, the file size should be as small as possible. I wonder what audio formats I should provide. MP3 ...
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Hosting media on separate server than web server

Basically I have a website hosted by a web hosting company which I have limited access to (ftp upload etc). I have a home server which I use to record and store audio files. Is there an elegant way or ...
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Podcast Best Practices - Page Development & Monetization Considerations [closed]

Our current podcast page has show notes and a link to download an mp3 of our podcast. We were advised to add an audio player to stream the file live from our website. The thought being this would ...
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Have background music that doesn't restart as a user clicks between pages

Yeah I know, background music sucks. Bottom line, client wants it. I need to know how to keep it playing when going through the pages. I'm using a QuickTime plugin for the time being but I noticed ...
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Is there a flash/html5 audio player that allows links to jump to a specfic time? [closed]

I am looking for a web audio player to embed on my website that allows links to jump to a specific time in the audio, a la youtube. I am uploading lecture audio from lectures that are over an hour. I'...
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Which script for an audio sharing site?

I am going to build an audio sharing site. I am familiar with Drupal but I hope there are some more 'Specialized' CMS/Script for this purpose, whatever that is not ASP-based. So please suggest best ...
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Is there a media player that works on HTTPS sites? [closed]

I'm currently using Yahoo! Media Player for a site that needs to play MP3 files that are stored on our server. In total, there's quite a bit more than the free limits at Soundcloud, but each file is ...
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cost for hosting a largish online radio station

How much does a connection for an internet radio station that feeds maybe a 100K users cost to the company that provides it? Do you have to be in a special location to get such an upload capability or ...
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Using <audio> in Firefox with JavaScript

I am trying to implement background music on a website using the audio object, which is controlled by a JavaScript, I have posted a question about this before, @LazyOne explained that IIS will not ...
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JavaScript control of <audio> not working in Firefox, works in Chrome

<audio id="audioMusic" loop="loop"> <source src="/Music/behind_you.ogg" type="audio/ogg" /> <source src="/Music/behind_you.mp3" type="audio/mp3" /> </audio> <script ...
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Recording audio from webpage?

I'm looking for a way to record audio from somebody on a page on my site - any recommendations? Sorry if I haven't expressed that very clearly - please edit if not! Ideally looking for a new startup ...
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hosting website with video and audio conversion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have created a website with audio and video conversion online and providing the output file via email or instant download....
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Several audio tracks with a flash video

I have videos in different formats (wma, mkv) with several audio tracks (one by language). I would like to make these videos available in streaming for video-on-demand. One told me that the flash ...
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What's Required for the AudioObject in Schema.org

We're trying to paint our site with the correct Schema.org information, and we're getting the following error: http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hark.com%...
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Yahoo media player not working with Ruby on rails

I have a yahoo media player embedded in my webpage. I am currently using Ruby on Rails to create/edit my web page. When i click the play button next to a track the YMP waits a while and then goes to ...
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Previews for audio e-commerce site

Is there a way to do previews for audio files in the base, Magento Community Edition? I see the place to put the "sample" files under "Downloadable information" section on my product. I attached an ....
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Is there any reason for me not to use the "wav" format for html5 audio crossbrowser compatibility?

I'm targeting modern browsers (only those that support <audio>) and specifically the iPad. I've tested here and wav works on chromium, firefox 4.0 (both mac 10.6) and on the iPad. I have a ...
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Embed audio broadcasting on web page

I'd like to embed simple audio player on my webpage and I want it to get the audio from a stream broadcasted from my server. I read I can use IceCast on my web-server, getting an audio stream from a ...
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Looking for Non Hosted Audio & Video Podcasting Solution for Church Websites

I am looking for a solution that will do the following: User uploads audio and/or video files with title, desc. image etc Solution embeds info into ID3 tags Solution generates RSS feed Solution ...
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How to play a tone (eg. sine wave) at an arbitrary pitch/frequency?

I would like to generate a single continuous tone (eg. a sine wave) from a web page with the ability to interactively control the following: start/stop sound change pitch change volume I'm after a ...
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The YouTube of Sound

My current website includes some embedded YouTube (and Facebook) videos and I know there are numerous other video hosting websites. Is there a free hosting service specifically for audio files, for ...
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Simple future-proof, backwards-compatible way to play audio mp3 files in-place on the page?

I have a site for a musician that includes music in mp3 format, but these are played through a Flash file (xspfplayer). Of course, without Flash this is useless. Is there a better future-proof, and ...
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