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Embed MediaPlayer files in a TWiki page


This is a plugin that you can use to embed MediaPlayer files in TWiki topics. See also related TWiki:Plugins.ObjectPlugin, which is more capable.

Syntax Rules

%EMBED{filename="string" width="number" height="number"}%

EmbedPlugin Global Settings

Plugin settings are stored as preferences variables. To reference a plugin setting write %<plugin>_<setting>%, for example, %EMBEDPLUGIN_SHORTDESCRIPTION%

  • One line description, shown in the TextFormattingRules topic:
    • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Embed MediaPlayer files in a TWiki page

  • Debug plugin: (See output in data/debug.txt)
    • Set DEBUG = 0

Plugin Installation Instructions

Note: You need to install a MediaPlayer plugin on the browser to see the MediaPlayer content. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the plugin on the server where TWiki is running.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin web (see below)
  • Unzip EmbedPlugin.zip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:
    data/TWiki/EmbedPlugin.txt Plugin topic
    lib/TWiki/Plugins/EmbedPlugin.pm Plugin Perl module
    pub/TWiki/EmbedPlugin/bells.mp3 Plugin sample mp3
  • Visit configure in your TWiki installation, and enable the plugin in the {Plugins} section.
  • Test if the plugin is correctly installed:
    • A small MediaPlayer object below:
      %EMBED{filename="http://twiki.org/p/pub/Plugins/EmbedPlugin/bells.mp3" width="80" height="60"}%

Plugin Info

Plugin Author: TWiki:Main.MartinCleaver based on work by TWiki:Main.DonnyKurniawan
Copyright: © 2003 TWiki:Main.MartinCleaver & TWiki:Main.DonnyKurniawan
© 2003-2010 TWiki:TWiki.TWikiContributor
License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
Plugin Version: 19439 (2010-09-07)
Change History:  
2010-09-05: TWikibug:Item6530: Doc improvements; changed TWIKIWEB to SYSTEMWEB -- TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
19 Nov 2003: Initial version
CPAN Dependencies: none
Other Dependencies: none
Perl Version: 5.005
TWiki:Plugins/Benchmark: GoodStyle nn%, FormattedSearch nn%, EmbedPlugin nn%
Plugin Home: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/EmbedPlugin
Feedback: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/EmbedPluginDev
Appraisal: http://TWiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Plugins/EmbedPluginAppraisal

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences, TWikiPlugins

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