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[resolved] [Plugin: Advanced YouTube Embed Plugin by Embed Plus] time span does not work from mobile (2 posts)

  1. cvieillard
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Using the plugin from my desktop on my wordpress blog is ok either in IE, Chrome and Firefox.
    I use the start and end time line to display only extracts from youtube videos.
    It works well and easy to use.
    But I also set a plugin to go mobile called "wp mobile detector" and when I watch the video from my iphone the video starts from the very begining regardless of start time and stop time.
    I hope it is a minor bug that can be fixed quickly..
    rgds

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/embedplus-for-wordpress/

  2. embedplus
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    It turns out that it's not an issue with the EmbedPlus plugin. YouTube does not allow that feature on iOS (HTML5) in general. We researched this issue a while ago. People like you have wanted this support form YouTube for years, but it turns out it's not easy to engineer. In fact, here's a discussion thread describing where things are right now with the possibility of YouTube engineers implementing this feature:

    https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups=#!topic/youtube-api-gdata/709DQ0diJEg

    Thanks for using EmbedPlus!

    Contact us if you have any other questions:
    http://www.embedplus.com/aboutcontact.aspx

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