View Full Version : Embeding video problem - please help
07-10-2008, 12:52 AM
Ok so we have two sites on different servers, there is a video on one server which is in a media player, and we want to put it onto our website on another server. We tried to make html code up like you get from youtube or photobucket to embed the video but failed miserably.
The video is here - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/r.tarrant/video/
and the code i came up with.. which didnt work was - <embed width="354" height="259" src="http://homepage.nlworld.com/r.tarrant/videofile=http://homepage.ntlworld.com/r.tarrant/trailer.wmv"><noembed>You need a plugin to watch this content ( Windows Media for internet explorer)</noembed>
Someone please help!
07-10-2008, 12:55 AM
is that the exact code? Because you havent closed the embed tag
<embed width="354" height="259" src="http://homepage.nlworld.com/r.tarrant/videofile=http://homepage.ntlworld.com/r.tarrant/trailer.wmv"><noembed>You need a plugin to watch this content ( Windows Media for internet explorer)</noembed>
07-10-2008, 01:22 AM
thanks for pointing that error out, but it apears that the coding i tried to do isnt working still, im not sure what i could have got wrong.. im guessing its all wrong, think i might need someone to help make it from scratch.
thanks in advance
07-10-2008, 07:25 AM
<object type="video/x-ms-wmv" data="http://homepage.ntlworld.com/r.tarrant/video/Mike%20in%20Florida%202%202008.wmv" width="320" height="260">
<param name="src" value="http://homepage.ntlworld.com/r.tarrant/video/Mike%20in%20Florida%202%202008.wmv">
<param name="autostart" value="true">
<param name="controller" value="true">
07-10-2008, 11:57 AM
Thanks for trying, however it seems that does not work either :S would it be better to put the video up on my server just as a file? rather than one already in a media player? Thanks again ;)
(keep the coding coming!! thank you!!)
07-10-2008, 12:06 PM
Then you are doing something wrong as I've tested the above code on 4 different browsers and they all work just fine. Post the url to the page that you tried the code I gave you on.
07-10-2008, 04:29 PM
Ok Big problem, It plays for me, but no one else, im thinking its because i have the file on my computer anyway, the location we are putting the vid onto is
It is the one labelled test episode, Pleaseeeee help. thanks in advance ;)
EDIT " FOR SOME PEOPLE IT WORKS AND SOME IT DOESNT, SOME ALSO SAY IT TAKES LONG TIME TO LOAD" ANY FIXES?
07-10-2008, 08:34 PM
Okay you need to find a different host to host your video if you want to have a faster play speed with less buffering.
Another thing you could do is convert the video to .flv format and use the flash video player found here: http://www.*******************/?item=JW_FLV_Media_Player
I'm not going to walk you through this so you'll need to figure it out on your own because its a lot of work. If you don't think you can do it on your own then I suggest you hire someone who can.
07-11-2008, 11:28 AM
ok Thanks for all the help ;)
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