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[resolved] Embed a streaming video url (4 posts)

  1. pittas
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    I am trying to get a video to stream on my WordPress 3.6 installation.
    The url of the stream is below:

    http://www.filmon.com/tv/channel/export?channel_id=14&affid=9103Fz

    The below code is generated when I embed the video and the video does play correctly.

    <iframe src="http://www.filmon.com/tv/channel/export?channel_id=14&affid=9103Fz" height="240" width="320"></iframe>

    However I do not want the video to play automatically. I would prefer a 'play' button or something like that.

    Any ideas on how to do that. Perhaps what I am doing is not the best way to embed this video stream , so any different advice is welcome.

    Thanks.

  2. Media X
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    FYI, from Filmon.com TERMS & CONDITIONS

    Members may not provide links to this site, nor use this site either embedded within another site ("I-Frames") neither may they use or distribute URLS to allow others to do so.

  3. pittas
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    Thanks for that information Media X.

    I am a FilmOn affiliate and they provide the links to embed. You can check the Affiliate link on their website.

    Anyone have any help with my question. In any case it needn't be FilmOn related now does it.

  4. pittas
    Member
    Posted 11 months ago #

    I used the Easy FancyBox plugin which allowed the iframe to display in a light-box instead.

    Kind of got what I wanted, in that you need to click on it now before it will play.

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