Editorial - Website Content

Some Thoughts on. . .
Updating your Webpage – Cancel Automatic Audio !

I can't really say just how many seminars, webinars or on-line tutorials I've been to or seen in the last several years on building and maintaining web pages. The one thing that stands out as common among all of them is the use of automatic audio and video players that begin playing as soon as the page loads. The second thing that remains a constant among all of them is the negative impact such players have on your viewership statistics.

The thinking is that the auto-play mode was once a clever gimmick to get a message across. However the time for this feature has come and long ago passed its point of usefulness. What's worse is that now that it's not useful it actually becomes harmful to your cause.

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