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Quicktime Embed code does not show up on FF 3.6.7

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I have another kind of problem with Firefox

Description

Since the FF update to 3.6.7, my code for the quicktime embed video does not show up on my website (www.brandonleelau.com).

and this is the code i have;







and Im just wondering why my video does not show up, do i need to change something in my coding?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

when i updated to 3.6.7

Troubleshooting information

 Application Basics
       Name        Firefox
       Version        3.6.7
       Profile Directory
         Show in Finder
       Installed Plugins
         about:plugins
       Build Configuration
         about:buildconfig
 Extensions
       Name
       Version
       Enabled
       ID
       StumbleUpon        3.64        true         
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       browser.places.leftPaneFolderId        -1
       browser.places.migratePostDataAnnotations        false
       browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion        2
       browser.places.updateRecentTagsUri        false
       browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone        rv:1.9.2.7
       extensions.lastAppVersion        3.6.7
       javascript.options.showInConsole        true
       network.cookie.lifetimePolicy        2
       network.cookie.prefsMigrated        true
       places.last_vacuum        1279661018
       print.macosx.pagesetup-2        AAAdsDw/eG1sIHZlcnNpb249IjEuMCIgZW5jb2Rpbmc9IlVURi04Ij8+CjwhRE9DVFlQRSBwbGlzdCBQVUJMSUMgIi0vL0FwcGxlIENvbXB1dGVyLy9EVEQg…
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Firefox version

3.6.7

Operating system

Intel Mac OS X 10.4

User Agent

Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv:1.9.2.7) Gecko/20100713 Firefox/3.6.7

Plugins installed

  • -Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • Gecko default plugin
  • npmnqmp 071701000001
  • http://www.facebook.com/fbplugin/
  • iPhoto6
  • Simplifies the uploading of photo files.
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • NPVeohVersion plugin
  • Contribute Plug-inInbrowser Editor Plug-in
  • Office Live Update v1.0
  • Version 1.0.20.8768
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
== Issue == I have another kind of problem with Firefox == Description == Since the FF update to 3.6.7, my code for the quicktime embed video does not show up on my website (www.brandonleelau.com). and this is the code i have; and Im just wondering why my video does not show up, do i need to change something in my coding? == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == when i updated to 3.6.7 == == Troubleshooting information == Application Basics Name Firefox Version 3.6.7 Profile Directory Show in Finder Installed Plugins about:plugins Build Configuration about:buildconfig Extensions Name Version Enabled ID StumbleUpon 3.64 true Modified Preferences Name Value accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar 0 browser.history_expire_days.mirror 180 browser.places.importBookmarksHTML false browser.places.importDefaults false browser.places.leftPaneFolderId -1 browser.places.migratePostDataAnnotations false browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion 2 browser.places.updateRecentTagsUri false browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone rv:1.9.2.7 extensions.lastAppVersion 3.6.7 javascript.options.showInConsole true network.cookie.lifetimePolicy 2 network.cookie.prefsMigrated true places.last_vacuum 1279661018 print.macosx.pagesetup-2 AAAdsDw/eG1sIHZlcnNpb249IjEuMCIgZW5jb2Rpbmc9IlVURi04Ij8+CjwhRE9DVFlQRSBwbGlzdCBQVUJMSUMgIi0vL0FwcGxlIENvbXB1dGVyLy9EVEQg… print.print_bgcolor false print.print_bgimages false print.print_command print.print_downloadfonts true print.print_evenpages true print.print_in_color true print.print_margin_bottom 0.5 print.print_margin_left 0.5 print.print_margin_right 0.5 print.print_margin_top 0.5 print.print_oddpages true print.print_orientation 0 print.print_pagedelay 500 print.print_paper_data 0 print.print_paper_height 11.00 print.print_paper_size 446024960 print.print_paper_size_type 1 print.print_paper_size_unit 0 print.print_paper_width 8.50 print.print_printer print.print_reversed false print.print_scaling 1.00 print.print_shrink_to_fit true print.print_to_file false print.print_unwriteable_margin_bottom 56 print.print_unwriteable_margin_left 25 print.print_unwriteable_margin_right 25 print.print_unwriteable_margin_top 25 privacy.clearOnShutdown.offlineApps true privacy.item.cookies true privacy.item.offlineApps true privacy.popups.showBrowserMessage false privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs true security.warn_viewing_mixed false == Firefox version == 3.6.7 == Operating system == Intel Mac OS X 10.4 == User Agent == Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv:1.9.2.7) Gecko/20100713 Firefox/3.6.7 == Plugins installed == *-Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information. *Gecko default plugin *npmnqmp 071701000001 *http://www.facebook.com/fbplugin/ *iPhoto6 *Simplifies the uploading of photo files. *The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime. *DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233 *NPVeohVersion plugin *Contribute Plug-inInbrowser Editor Plug-in *Office Live Update v1.0 *Version 1.0.20.8768 *Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53 *The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • Gecko default plugin
  • npmnqmp 071701000001
  • http://www.facebook.com/fbplugin/
  • iPhoto6
  • Simplifies the uploading of photo files.
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • NPVeohVersion plugin
  • Contribute Plug-inInbrowser Editor Plug-in
  • Office Live Update v1.0
  • Version 1.0.20.8768
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r53
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv:1.9.2.7) Gecko/20100713 Firefox/3.6.7

More Information

Question owner

sorry, this is my code for the quicktime embed video






sorry, this is my code for the quicktime embed video <code> </code>

Question owner




<code> </code>

Question owner

<OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab"> <PARAM name="SRC" VALUE="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" /> <PARAM name="AUTOPLAY" VALUE="false"> <PARAM name="CONTROLLER" VALUE="true"> <EMBED SRC="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" AUTOPLAY="false" CONTROLLER="true" PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/"> </EMBED> </OBJECT>

i took out the opening tags so that they would show


(fixed code - c)

<code> &lt;OBJECT CLASSID="clsid:02BF25D5-8C17-4B23-BC80-D3488ABDDC6B" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" codebase="http://www.apple.com/qtactivex/qtplugin.cab"&gt; &lt;PARAM name="SRC" VALUE="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" /&gt; &lt;PARAM name="AUTOPLAY" VALUE="false"&gt; &lt;PARAM name="CONTROLLER" VALUE="true"&gt; &lt;EMBED SRC="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" AUTOPLAY="false" CONTROLLER="true" PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/"&gt; &lt;/EMBED&gt; &lt;/OBJECT&gt; </code> i took out the opening tags so that they would show <br/>''(fixed code - c)''
cor-el
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You can try to add type="video/quicktime" to the embed. It does work for me on Linux like it is now.


On this forum you need to use the HTML entity &lt; for "<" and &gt; for ">". Use the CODE button after you have selected the text to put the text in a CODE block

You can try to add '''type="video/quicktime"''' to the embed. It does work for me on Linux like it is now. ---- On this forum you need to use the HTML entity '''&amp;lt;''' for "'''&lt;'''" and '''&amp;gt;''' for "'''&gt;'''". Use the CODE button after you have selected the text to put the text in a CODE block
bleelau 0 solutions 1 answers

so I added the type into the coding but its still not showing up. i really have no idea what to do, any help i would greatly appreciate

so I added the type into the coding but its still not showing up. i really have no idea what to do, any help i would greatly appreciate
cor-el
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I'm not seeing a type in the code on http://www.brandonleelau.com/

Try this code:

<EMBED SRC="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" 
TYPE="video/quicktime" AUTOPLAY="false" CONTROLLER="true" 
PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/">
</EMBED>

Another good place to ask questions and advice about web development is at the MozillaZine Web Development/Standards Evangelism forum. The helpers at that forum are more knowledgeable about web development issues. You need to register at the MozillaZine forum site in order to post at that forum. See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=25

I'm not seeing a type in the code on http://www.brandonleelau.com/ Try this code: <pre><code>&lt;EMBED SRC="Assets/Home%3AReel/100429LauBrandonReel.mov" WIDTH="600" HEIGHT="355" TYPE="video/quicktime" AUTOPLAY="false" CONTROLLER="true" PLUGINSPAGE="http://www.apple.com/quicktime/download/"&gt; &lt;/EMBED&gt; </code></pre> ---- Another good place to ask questions and advice about web development is at the MozillaZine Web Development/Standards Evangelism forum. The helpers at that forum are more knowledgeable about web development issues. You need to register at the MozillaZine forum site in order to post at that forum. See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=25
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

This same issue is happening to me with a site I am building.

http://andysapp.com/clients/willroegge/video-player.php?v=gt3-climb
(Links from this page http://andysapp.com/clients/willroegge/portfolio.php )

The video will show up in Safari okay... but Firefox just sits with the Quicktime logo and doesn't go anywhere else.

This same issue is happening to me with a site I am building. http://andysapp.com/clients/willroegge/video-player.php?v=gt3-climb<br /> (Links from this page http://andysapp.com/clients/willroegge/portfolio.php ) The video will show up in Safari okay... but Firefox just sits with the Quicktime logo and doesn't go anywhere else.

Modified by cor-el

cor-el
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I'm on Linux. There is no QuickTime for the Linux platform, but I see the player loading (caching) that movie. The Gecko Media Player doesn't seem to be able to play that file embedded, but does play it if I open the .mov file directly in the player.


Another good place to ask questions and advice about web development is at the MozillaZine Web Development/Standards Evangelism forum.

The helpers at that forum are more knowledgeable about web development issues.

You need to register at the MozillaZine forum site in order to post at that forum.

See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=25

I'm on Linux. There is no QuickTime for the Linux platform, but I see the player loading (caching) that movie. The Gecko Media Player doesn't seem to be able to play that file embedded, but does play it if I open the .mov file directly in the player. ---- Another good place to ask questions and advice about web development is at the MozillaZine Web Development/Standards Evangelism forum. The helpers at that forum are more knowledgeable about web development issues. You need to register at the MozillaZine forum site in order to post at that forum. See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewforum.php?f=25
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

Does that mean the embed code is malformed in some way? Even when I try and strip down the code of the options I still can't get it to work.

Does that mean the embed code is malformed in some way? Even when I try and strip down the code of the options I still can't get it to work.
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

It doesn't seem that it is malformed if it is playing in Safari okay.

It doesn't seem that it is malformed if it is playing in Safari okay.
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

I am pretty much at a standstill with the build-out of this website until I can get this sorted out. I have found several instances where this has happened to other people - but no solutions.

I see PLENTY of websites with embedded QT files that work fine in Firefox. Surely there has to be some easy solution.

I am pretty much at a standstill with the build-out of this website until I can get this sorted out. I have found several instances where this has happened to other people - but no solutions. I see PLENTY of websites with embedded QT files that work fine in Firefox. Surely there has to be some easy solution.
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

This doesn't even make sense. I visited the link above: www.brandonleelau.com.

Viewed source and copied the embed code (which is working for me - I can play the video fine). I pasted it into my 'video-player.php' file, and hard-coded the link to the video file (instead of passing the string via the URL).

It didn't work. I get the same Quicktime Q... and nothing more.

These videos are rendered using the H.264 codec, which is pretty standard.

This doesn't even make sense. I visited the link above: www.brandonleelau.com. Viewed source and copied the embed code (which is working for me - I can play the video fine). I pasted it into my 'video-player.php' file, and hard-coded the link to the video file (instead of passing the string via the URL). It didn't work. I get the same Quicktime Q... and nothing more. These videos are rendered using the H.264 codec, which is pretty standard.
andysapp 0 solutions 6 answers

I just let the window sit open, and it looks like it won't play the movie until it is completely downloaded. Once I left the window open for several minutes and the movie fully downloaded - it played.

This doesn't really help me because I need it to begin playing when launched... and download the rest of the movie as it plays.

I just let the window sit open, and it looks like it won't play the movie until it is completely downloaded. Once I left the window open for several minutes and the movie fully downloaded - it played. This doesn't really help me because I need it to begin playing when launched... and download the rest of the movie as it plays.
editor4yourfilm 0 solutions 1 answers

There hasn't been any new posts on this thread for a while, but I wanted to know, Brandon, if there has been some progress with the problem you were encountering. I see that your quicktime movies still do not load in firefox.

I am a video editor and motion graphic artist and I am having the same issue with a quicktime movie on my site. By the way, I am impressed with your work!

Any solutions that you may have stumbled across?

There hasn't been any new posts on this thread for a while, but I wanted to know, Brandon, if there has been some progress with the problem you were encountering. I see that your quicktime movies still do not load in firefox. I am a video editor and motion graphic artist and I am having the same issue with a quicktime movie on my site. By the way, I am impressed with your work! Any solutions that you may have stumbled across?
Voynex 0 solutions 1 answers

I would suggest to use a cross-browser JavaScript library Voynex Object Embedding ( http://voynex.com/products/object-embedding ) to easily embed windows media audio/video to your HTML documents. With the help of this library you can embed audio, video and other types of objects in one line of code.

I would suggest to use a cross-browser JavaScript library Voynex Object Embedding ( http://voynex.com/products/object-embedding ) to easily embed windows media audio/video to your HTML documents. With the help of this library you can embed audio, video and other types of objects in one line of code.