Is it Possible to embed MP4 attachment in post?

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Is it Possible to embed MP4 attachment in post?

Post by aeneas1 » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:28 pm

uploading an mp4 file from my pc as a post attachment works fine, as does adding it to a post (place inline), but the result is a clickable link rather than the actual video being displayed in full... is there a way to get it to display in full, the way that youtube and vimeo vids display? thanks very much!

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Re: Is it Possible to embed MP4 attachment in post?

Post by John connor » Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:15 am

There is, but you need Advanced BBCode Box and the BBcode. https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... bcode_box/

BBcode Usage:

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[Videoplayer]{URL}[/Videoplayer]
HTML Replacement:

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<video src="{URL}" controls> Your browser does not support the <code>video</code>element.</video>
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Videoplayer
In order to use this though you have to upload the video to your FTP files or images directory. So if your website is xyz.com, it would be xyz.com/files/some_video.mp4.

So this means others really can't use this code unless they use their own FTP.

Edit - You don't need Advanced BBCode Box. But it does add many features.
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Re: Is it Possible to embed MP4 attachment in post?

Post by Galixte de EzCom » Sun Aug 05, 2018 6:30 am

This BBCode HTML5 video doesn’t work anymore with MP4 as attachment files on Chrome & Opera but works with Firefox.

It seems it’s because the link isn’t terminated by *.mp4 but I’m not sure.

Anyone know why? I didn’t find any information about changes in these browsers.
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