Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Flash Video on a webpage outside of the current domain

Posted on 2011-02-12
9
Medium Priority
?
375 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I need to show a swf video on a webpage.  The flash video file and component are in a folder on the same server but in a different folder.  I have a server with multiple domains pointing to multiple domains.  The files are in a folder called "Misty-Pollard-New/Videos"   I can get it to show the video (auto play is false) but I cannot get it to show the skin with the play button that should come up under it.   I have changed the path to the things that I can (ie the scripts are in my main server account so I have changed those to http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/scripts/----- ) but I cannot find where I would need to change anything for the skin.

Here is a link to the page where I am trying to add it
http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/trying.html 

What am I doing wrong for it to now show?  All the files have been uploaded to the server.
0
Comment
Question by:brightsusan
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
  • 4
9 Comments
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 34879791
Hi brightsusan,

http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/SkinUnderPlay.swf is reporting as 404.  Are you sure you uploaded that file to that location?
0
 

Author Comment

by:brightsusan
ID: 34880058
Where can change that ? Its in the Misty folder
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 34880069
That file needs to be in the same folder with the other Flash files.  It's called by the skin source code so you don't have control over it.
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 

Author Comment

by:brightsusan
ID: 34880936
How would I add a video to another page?  

Again, the files are in a folder named "Misty-Pollard-New/Videos" that is where all the files are located.  
So the path is http://www.brightideaswebdesign.com/Misty-Pollard-New/Videos/english_20opportunity.swf

I would like to actually end up adding it to site that is on the same server as well as another site that is not.  I would think there is someway to add it using the direct path in someway.

When I created the flash swf file, I made sure to put the entire path for the movie but for the skin there isn't an option to put the entire path unless I do a custom skin.  
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 34880946
What happens if you add the video to another page at a different directory level now?
0
 

Author Comment

by:brightsusan
ID: 34880982
it doesn't show the skin
0
 
LVL 70

Expert Comment

by:Jason C. Levine
ID: 34881000
Can you give me a link so I can see it?
0
 

Author Comment

by:brightsusan
ID: 34883560
0
 
LVL 70

Accepted Solution

by:
Jason C. Levine earned 2000 total points
ID: 34884816
I think the only way you're going to get this to work is to copy SkinUnderPlay.swf to each folder where you intend to play a video.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article describes how to create custom column layout styles for Bootstrap. The article uses 5 columns to illustrate the concept, but the principle can be extended to any number of columns.
Originally, this post was published on Monitis Blog, you can check it here . Websites are getting bigger and more complicated by the day. Video, images and custom fonts are all great for showcasing your product or service. But the price to pay in…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to embed Flash content in a webpage using HTML5. Ensure your DOCTYPE declaration is set to HTML5: "<!DOCTYPE html>": Use the <object> tag to embed Flash content.: To specify that the object is Flash content, d…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to how to load their YouTube profile onto Flash Media Live Encoder.

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question