This movie has an OGG file as well as an MP4 so that it will work in Firefox and a WebM for Internet Explorer V 9.

HTML5 allows us to play movies in the browser with no plugin required. Both Safari and Google Chrome support MP4 playback at this time but Firefox requires an OGG file. Internet Explorer supports HTML5 only in version 9.


These players are useful for displaying movies for those using iOS devices like the iPad/iPhone which don't support flash. Note that autoplay is not available on iOS devices even if you specify it.

Paste this code into an HTML Snippet:


<video controls=”controls”>

    <source src="http://www.domain.com/Folder-Name/Movie-Name.ogg" />

    <source src="http://www.domain.com/Folder-Name/Movie-Name.mp4" />

    <source src="http://www.domain.com/Folder-Name/Movie-Name.webm" />

</video>

Play Website Movies using the HTML5 Video Tag

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