Secure HTML5 Video Player allows you to play HTML5 video on modern browsers. Videos can be served privately; pseudo-streamed from a secured directory
This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.
The file name of the video without the file extension. The video directory set in the control panel is searched for files with this name and with file extensions: mp4, m4v, ogv, ogg, theora.ogv, webm, png, jpg, jpeg, and gif. The files that match are automatically used in the video tag and poster displayed in the page. For example, if you have videos: myclip.mp4, myclip.ogv, myclip.webm, and the poster image: myclip.png; you need only set a file value of "myclip". To select a video in a subdirectory within the video directory, use the relative path to the video file from the video directory.
[video file="myclip"] [video file="path/to/myclip"]
The Vimeo video ID. A Vimeo video can be used as the primary video, with the HTML5 video as a fallback mechanism if the video is not available on the Vimeo service. A Vimeo video can alternatively be used as the fallback when a specifed HTML5 video is not available.
The Youtube video ID. A Youtube video can be used as the primary video, with the HTML5 video as a fallback mechanism if the video is not available on the Youtube service. A Youtube video can alternatively be used as the fallback when a specifed HTML5 video is not available.
The file name or URL of the h.264/MP4 source for the video.
The file name or URL of the Ogg/Theora source for the video.
The file name or URL of the VP8/WebM source for the video.
The file name or URL of the poster frame for the video.
The width of the video.
The height of the video.
Start loading the video as soon as possible, before the user clicks play.
Start playing the video as soon as it's ready.
Replay the video from the beginning after it completes playing.
Enable or disable video playback controls. (Only applies to the "native" skin.)
Video Shortcode Examples
[video mp4="http://video-js.zencoder.com/oceans-clip.mp4" ogg="http://video-js.zencoder.com/oceans-clip.ogg" webm="http://video-js.zencoder.com/oceans-clip.webm" poster="http://video-js.zencoder.com/oceans-clip.png" preload="yes" autoplay="no" width="640" height="264"]
[video file="video_clip" youtube="u1zgFlCw8Aw" preload="yes" autoplay="yes" width="1600" height="900"]
Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.9.2
Last Updated: 2014-6-17
2 of 3 support threads in the last two months have been resolved.
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