View Full Version : Embedding Video Onto My Site. Cross Browser Issues. Please help

10-19-2012, 05:27 AM
I'm trying to embed a movie onto my html file on the web. So far the video plays as I want it to in the following browsers:


It's not playing on mobile devices yet, and of course not working on crappy Internet Explorer. Here is my video code. Please help me.

<video width="380" height="300" controls= "controls" tabindex = "0" poster="" autoplay="autoplay" border="1">
<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.ogv" type="video/ogg" />
<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.3gp" type="video/3gp" />
<!--<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.mp4" type="video/mp4" />--> *commented out the mp4 because it was crashing mozilla I think*
<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.webm" type="video/webm" />
<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.flv" type="video/flv" />
<source src="video/ghoops_showcase.swf" type="video/swf" />

Also here is the live site (http://www.ghoops.org) I'm building it for...

10-19-2012, 03:44 PM
video tag is html5, so it won't work in non-html5 browsers. you'll need to have some sort of fallback for those.
some little flashplayer or something.
if you're lazy (like me), you can use jPlayer. it has fallback and all that good stuff ;)