FAQ: Learn HTML Elements - Intro to HTML - Videos


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How can I but some space between the image and the video below it? I tried the
tag but it did not work.


What is a raw text? I’m new here and really excited!!!


I have same question. I try to use the break line tag (


How do we know what the appropriate height and width should be? What are the units for these dimensions? And how do these map onto page size?


why the “Video not supported” is placed between the opening and closing of the tag ?


Why are the links in quotation marks? I removed them and the webpage works just fine.


I can not find a way to alter the video tag attributes so that the message “Video not supported” is shown. I only get the broken video placeholder in the same width and height that are specified in attributes. What must be done to see the text?


I am unable to complete the Video Not Supported section of the HTMl Video section. It looks exactly like the example, just with the text the exercises want.

</video src=“https://s3.amazonaws.com/codecademy-content/courses/freelance-1/unit-1/lesson-2/htmlcss1-vid_brown-bear.mp4” width=“320” height=“240” controls>
Video Not Supported

The duplicate /'s is there so you can see the actual text, and not the outcome of my text.


Question: Why are there quotation marks around the numbers 320 and 240 for width and height in the opening video tag? I removed them from the tag the code still works. Is this simply a coding convention?