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Embed Videos in Webpage

Embed Videos in Webpage

Postby T-Man1984 » Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:06 pm

Hey all,
I am starting to use my Nikon Camera to take short videos. I host my own website from home, and have setup a subpage viewable at videos.mydomain.com.

However I am having trouble finding a good and easy way to get the videos to play. I was thinking about making a table two columns wide and putting a video in each box all the way down the page. I have both Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression, but cannot seem to find a good way of doing this in either program. I get the table made, but when I put the video in there and view it, it is too large and starts playing automatically. Seems like this should be something people do all the time?

Any advice?
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Re: Embed Videos in Webpage

Postby ar1stotle » Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:12 am

The simple way is to use HTML5 video tags

<video width="640" height="480" controls="controls">
<source src="movie.mp4" type="video/mp4" />
<source src="movie.ogg" type="video/ogg" />
</video>

The trick then is to make sure that you get your video in a format that every browser supports... or you'll need to list multiple sources as I have here.
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