[plumi-discuss] embed widget issues with IE

anna at engagemedia.org anna at engagemedia.org
Tue Jan 6 13:57:11 EST 2009


This occurs also when I access this page:
http://files.engagemedia.org/

(not just trying to troubleshoot my Wordpress blog ;) )

anna at engagemedia.org wrote:
> Further to this I get a strange problem when viewing a video from 
> EngageMedia.org using the new FlowPlayer embed tag pasted into my 
> Wordpress blog:
>
> http://anna.sagaponic.org/?p=71
>
> My browser loads the page, then the status bar reads "Read 
> www.engagemedia.org" and I cannot access elements of the page (can't 
> click on buttons).
>
> Could this be related?
>
> Cheers,
> Anna
>
> anna at engagemedia.org wrote:
>> Heya,
>>
>> I added the flash object tag to a plain HTML page to check, and it 
>> renders fine for me in Firefox 3.0.5 on Mac OS X.
>> http://files.engagemedia.org/
>>
>> I'm not sure we are experiencing the same problem here Andrew, 
>> however I am pasting in some info on the old object tag versus the 
>> new to see if anyone can spot any potential issues in any case.
>>
>> Old tag:
>>
>> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" 
>> data="http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org/FlowPlayer.swf" width="320" 
>> height="263" id="FlowPlayer">
>> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" />
>> <param name="movie" value="FlowPlayer.swf" />
>> <param name="quality" value="high" />
>> <param name="scale" value="noScale" />
>> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
>> <param name="flashvars" value="config={splashImageFile: 
>> 'flash_splash.jpg', videoFile: 
>> 'oceanianewsreal/videos/asian-megacity.flv', baseURL: 
>> 'http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org/', autoPlay: false , autoBuffering: 
>> false, loop:false, fullScreenScriptURL: 
>> 'http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org//fullscreen.js'} " /></object>
>>
>> New tag:
>>
>> <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" 
>> data="http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org/FlowPlayer.swf"
>> width="320" height="263" id="FlowPlayer">
>> <param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always" />
>> <param name="movie" 
>> value="http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org/FlowPlayer.swf" />
>> <param name="quality" value="high" />
>> <param name="scale" value="noScale" />
>> <param name="wmode" value="transparent" />
>> <param name="flashvars" 
>> value="config={playList:[{url:'http://www.engagemedia.org/Members//anna/videos/climatecamp-train-lockon.mov/thumbnailImage',type:'jpg',overlayId:'play'},{url:'http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org//anna/videos/climatecamp-train-lockon.flv'}],  
>> autoPlay: false , autoBuffering: false, loop:false, 
>> fullScreenScriptURL: 'http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org//fullscreen.js' 
>> } " />
>> </object>
>>
>> Obviously the playlist Flash variable is different, with a different 
>> splash image, as is the handling of the URL. I can't see any problems.
>>
>> Here's the new embed tag for comparison also:
>>
>> <embed 
>> src="http://prod-flv.engagemedia.org/FlowPlayer.swf?config=%7Bembedded%3Atrue%2CbaseURL%3A%27http%3A%2F%2Fprod%2Dflv%2Eengagemedia%2Eorg%27%2CfullScreenScriptURL%3A%27http%3A%2F%2Fprod%2Dflv%2Eengagemedia%2Eorg%2F%2Ffullscreen%2Ejs%27%2Cloop%3Afalse%2CautoBuffering%3Afalse%2CautoPlay%3Afalse%2CplayList%3A%5B%7BoverlayId%3A%27play%27%2Ctype%3A%27jpg%27%2Curl%3A%27http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eengagemedia%2Eorg%2FMembers%2F%2Fanna%2Fvideos%2Fclimatecamp%2Dtrain%2Dlockon%2Emov%2FthumbnailImage%27%7D%2C%7Burl%3A%27http%3A%2F%2Fprod%2Dflv%2Eengagemedia%2Eorg%2F%2Fanna%2Fvideos%2Fclimatecamp%2Dtrain%2Dlockon%2Eflv%27%7D%5D%7D" 
>> width="320" height="263" scale="noscale" bgcolor="111111" 
>> type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowScriptAccess="always" 
>> allowNetworking="all" 
>> pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer"></embed>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Anna
>>
>> anna at engagemedia.org wrote:
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>>
>>> Wondering if you've had a chance to test the embed vs. object? I 
>>> tested the object tag on my Wordpress blog and had errors - 
>>> basically the page wouldn't display properly, I think the WYSIWYG 
>>> editor in Wordpress had trouble dealing with it. However the embed 
>>> tag worked fine. Wondering if there is something non-standard going 
>>> on in the tag that is making certain browsers / WYSIWYG editors spit 
>>> the dummy?
>>>
>>> Would be good to do some more testing of this and post a bug if 
>>> necessary.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Anna
>>>
>>> anna at engagemedia.org wrote:
>>>> Hi Andrew,
>>>>
>>>> Are you using the <object> tag (under the video) or the <embed> tag 
>>>> (click the menu button bottom right corner of the video itself, 
>>>> then click "Embed..."). Would be good to try both then let us know.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Anna
>>>>
>>>> Andrew Carter wrote:
>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>>
>>>>> I have been trying to embed the plumi widget into a webpage (Plone
>>>>> CMS).  It works fine on Firefox but IE 7 doesn't display the widgets.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.permaforesttrust.org.au/apt/student-resources/web-video-knowledge-based-training/bioregions-web-videos 
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> We've tried most of the obvious stuff for embedding videos in plone
>>>>> but no success on IE.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://plone.org/documentation/how-to/embedding-videos-in-kupu
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>
>>>>> Andrew
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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>>>>>> Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2008 04:41:56 -0000
>>>>>> From: "Plumi" <trac at plumi.org>
>>>>>> Subject: [plumi-discuss] [Plumi] #205: Error on Saving a New Callout
>>>>>>        or Editing and Existing Callout
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>>>>>> #205: Error on Saving a New Callout or Editing and Existing Callout
>>>>>> ----------------------------+----------------------------------------------- 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Reporter:  anna            |       Owner:  andycat
>>>>>>     Type:  defect          |      Status:  new
>>>>>>  Priority:  critical        |   Milestone:  0.2.2.1
>>>>>> Component:  SocialSoftware  |     Version:
>>>>>>  Keywords:                  |
>>>>>> ----------------------------+----------------------------------------------- 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  This error was found by Jose. I checked it, and experienced the 
>>>>>> same
>>>>>>  error.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  I just published a Callout:
>>>>>>  http://www.engagemedia.org/Members/anna/callouts/call_out.2008-12-03.0367831283/atct_edit 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  And received this error:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Site error
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  This site encountered an error trying to fulfill your request. 
>>>>>> The errors
>>>>>>  were:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Error Type
>>>>>>     NameError
>>>>>>  Error Value
>>>>>>     global name 'security' is not defined
>>>>>>  Request made at
>>>>>>     2008/12/04 15:33:15.121 US/Eastern
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- 
>>>>>> Ticket URL: <http://plumi.org/ticket/205>
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>>>>>> Message: 2
>>>>>> Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2008 04:42:27 -0000
>>>>>> From: "Plumi" <trac at plumi.org>
>>>>>> Subject: Re: [plumi-discuss] [Plumi] #205: Can't Add or Edit 
>>>>>> Callouts
>>>>>>        - Error on Saving a New Callout or Editing an Existing 
>>>>>> Callout (was:
>>>>>>        Error on Saving a New Callout or Editing and Existing 
>>>>>> Callout)
>>>>>> Cc: discuss at lists.plumi.org
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>>>>>> #205: Can't Add or Edit Callouts - Error on Saving a New Callout 
>>>>>> or Editing an
>>>>>> Existing Callout
>>>>>> -----------------------------+---------------------------------------------- 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Reporter:  anna            |       Owner:  andycat
>>>>>>      Type:  defect          |      Status:  new
>>>>>>  Priority:  critical        |   Milestone:  0.2.2.1
>>>>>>  Component:  SocialSoftware  |     Version:
>>>>>> Resolution:                  |    Keywords:
>>>>>> -----------------------------+---------------------------------------------- 
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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