Media Usage

Statistics for websites using Media technologies

Retina JS
HTML5 Media

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
SWFObject 1,471 8,708 46,284 1,836,995
FitVids.JS 360 2,869 24,442 2,044,134
Retina JS 130 945 9,313 342,135
HTML5 Media 2 32 400 42,214

Media includes any element of a site that has an audio/visual theme. Although video media has been available on the internet for a while (typically via Windows Media Player and RealPlayer), embedded media was not as popular until the creation of in 2005. Since the creation on YouTube and the ever increasing availability of fast broadband, online media has become a mainstream internet medium.

YouTube embeddable video remains one of the most popular ways to add audio and video media to a website. Most videos viewable on are also embeddable on websites.