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Old 03-27-2016, 06:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Embedding Clickable Video

I sure hope this is the right place for this question. If not, I apologize and hope a mod will move it.

Anyway, I have videos that I have embedded into a website and I would like to find out if and how I can modify the code so that after it starts to play and the visitor clicks on the video it opens another URL.

The code I am using is:
<embed width="700" height="450" flashvars="image=http://mywebsite url/images/18.jpg&stretching=exactfit&width=700&height=450&fi le=http://my-video.flv&repeat=list&link=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.URL To Open When Clicked&linktarget=_blank&displayclick=link&autost art=false" src="http://mywebsite url/mediaplayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" quality="high" allowfullscreen="true"/></embed>

The way it works now, I click on the image to start the video. The video plays,but when I click on it a second time, it just pauses the video.

I am trying to figure out how to get it to go to another url when the video is clicked on a second time.

I hope this makes sense.

I have done a search on Google, but can't find anything on it and I am far from an expert on this subject so any help would be appreciated. A guide as to how to do this would be great.

Thanks in advance
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Old 08-27-2016, 11:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Embedding Clickable Video

embedding flash is a bad idea, using the embed tags is a bad idea on its own since it is considered obsolete in html5. So try the html 5 version for example:
<video width="320" height="240" controls>
<source src="movie.mp4" type="video/mp4">
<source src="movie.ogg" type="video/ogg">
Your browser does not support the video tag.
</video>

If you want to use flash in it use JWPlayer. It uses HTML5 with it's own JS library to have valid flash players
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