running a short video from my blog site

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Cliff Harvey
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running a short video from my blog site

Post by Cliff Harvey » Mon Dec 05, 2005 1:49 pm

Does anybody know if it's possible to run a short video and if so what would be the best way to go about it?
What I'd like is to be able to click on a link and perhaps windows media player would launch and download the video for the surfer to watch.
Any ideas welcome.

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Re: running a short video from my blog site

Post by garvinhicking » Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:03 pm

Yeah, that's possible with pure HTML. You might need to go to a HTML specific forum, because I for one don't know how to do it exactly.

I has to do with <object> tags and stuff like that...and might require javascript.

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Post by Cliff Harvey » Mon Dec 05, 2005 2:22 pm

many thanks garvinhicking, I'll start experimenting. :D

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Post by MySchizoBuddy » Mon Dec 05, 2005 3:06 pm

look at my blog.
It has popup video on it
It is an article about different codecs. with flash, windowsmedia and quicktime players embeded. Look for images which have a "video" text written on it. That should launch the video. check out the sourcecode to see how it is done. For windows media go to page 2 and see the WMV9 codec video
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