Sunday, August 15, 2010

Embedding Video in a Web Page

The following is a sample code that shall help you embed a custom vedio of your choice in a web page.

Note: This code works fine in IE/Fire Fox. Holds good when included in a XPage as well. The same fails when previewed on notes client though... i mean XPages in 8.5.1

The code below shall have two fragments one is <object> tag for IE and  <Embed> for Firefox,

Hence you got to specify your video url in two places in the following code.


<object ID="MediaPlayer" WIDTH="400" HEIGHT="300" CLASSID="CLSID:22D6F312-B0F6-11D0-94AB-0080C74C7E95" STANDBY="Loading Windows Media Player components..."
TYPE="application/x-oleobject">   <param NAME="FileName" VALUE="http://www.youtube.com/v/bz6BA1heMSI?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" />
<param name="ShowControls" VALUE="true" />
<param name="ShowStatusBar" value="false" />
<param name="ShowDisplay" VALUE="false" />
<param name="autostart" VALUE="true" />
<embed TYPE="application/x-mplayer2" SRC="http://www.youtube.com/v/bz6BA1heMSI?fs=1&amp;hl=en_US" NAME="MediaPlayer" WIDTH="400" HEIGHT="300" ShowControls="1" ShowStatusBar="0" ShowDisplay="0" autostart="1">   </EMBED> </OBJECT>

2 comments:

  1. Hi Karthikeyan..i tried to embedded the video in xpage.but when i am previewing it i am not getting the plugin for it.i installed all the plugin in firefox but its not helping me out.can you pls help me to solve this issue..

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  2. Hi Roopesh, send plz post your code along with the url you are trying to consume into inorder to display the vedio. I will take a look into it and let you know

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