[lug] html / flv headache

Steve A Hart shart at colorado.edu
Sat Oct 30 22:17:01 MDT 2010

Thanks Ken,

I just stumble upon jwplayer and it seems to work well.  Got some more 
testing to do but looks promising.  If this fails, I'll definitely look 
into flowplayer!



On 10/30/2010 10:08 PM, Kenneth D Weinert wrote:
> On 10/30/2010 04:10 PM, Steve A Hart wrote:
>> I'm hoping someone out there does web design and can give me some
>> guidance.  Not exactly a linux thing but I'm about to go postal on this
>> and need some direction.
>> I'm working on a page hosted on godaddy.com and I have a handful of FLV
>> video files I want to embed in the page.  I don't use dreamweaver, I
>> code direct html.
>> Here's what I have and it works on my Linux Firefox:
>> <object width="520" height="292" autoplay="false" autoStart="0">
>> <param name="movie" value="media/FILE.flv">
>> <embed src="media/FILE.flv" width="520" height="292" autoplay="false"
>> autoStart="0" showcontrols="1">
>> </embed>
>> </object>
>> On Windows (firefox or IE), and I'm guessing Safari, it's a no go.
>> I'm guessing I have to embed the player as well but I have no clue how
>> to do that.  Anyone skilled with this that can give me advice?
> Take a look here:
> http://flowplayer.org/
> It's what I used when I set up one of the sites I designed. You can take
> a look at http://charlesneilwoodworking.com and view source to see how I
> set it up. I have a couple of extras thrown in there so it may not be
> the cleanest to look at - but everything I know about embedding video
> players came from the flowplayer site.
>> I'm pulling hair out at this point.
>> Thanks
>> Steve

Steve Hart
Systems Administrator
Colorado Center for Astrodynamics Research
University of Colorado Boulder
shart at colorado.edu

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