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Video Player for hosted videos

I'd like to add videos for a webpage, but I don't want to use Youtube or any other site to host them, i'd like to host them on my own server. what are some good tools availible for video players on a ...
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What are my options for Private Video Hosting? [closed]

I have a client that basically wants YouTube between a login screen. I know that YouTube offers private video hosting but this service is restricted to 25 users. Question: I am in the need of ...
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What's required of a web server in order to offer up streaming (but not live) video?

What's required of a web server in order to offer up streaming video? Where would you start? Edit: Let's assume it is not real-time or live streaming, just canned videos.
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stress test video streaming

is there a way to stress test video streaming? Basically simulating a high number of people simultaneously streaming a video? This is an amazon 'cloud' service that will be enabled for my site.
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Are videos inherently good for SEO?

My business partner is convinced that having a video on a page is inherently good for SEO and will improve its ranking. I'm trying to find some evidence to confirm or deny this theory. My hunch is ...
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Adding Video To Website - Embed or Vimeo?

I have been asked to add 3 short informational videos to a new page on the company website. I am trying to figure out if it would be better to embed them directly onto the page (html5) or use Vimeo or ...
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How can I get my site's existing flash videos to work on the iPad?

My website has a number of instructional videos that would be very helpful to be viewable on an iPad. The video player is SWF, and the video itself is FLV. Questions: Can I replace the flash ...
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IIS7 Serving .mp4s, not playable on iOS devices

I've added the proper MIME type to the server, made sure it applies to not only the specific site but even the all of server's sites. The file is accessible and playable in my browser (Chrome) but ...
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Youtube - preventing ads of my competitors on my videos

I want to start and upload to youtube every day a new video for my commercial use. The videos are suppose to serve existing clients and potential clients and are given free to everyone . My problem ...
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Check website against corporate internet filters

So there are plenty of services to check your website in all browsers. There are many different scenarios to test a website with/without css, with/without javascript, many different screen resolutions ...
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When do videos appear in google's web search results?

Sometimes videos appear in google's web search results (and not only in Google Videos). For a video to appear in the web search results, does it have to appear in Google Videos first? Does each ...
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Video conference/chat tool that can be embedded in own website needed [closed]

We are looking for a means (a tool, a commercial service) to enable a closed user group to start a live video conference in a browser, as part of the company website. Something like Skype, but ...
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Creating a video upload form, what is a realistic file size limit?

My page is asking users to upload their photos and videos, but I want to limit the file size. What is a realistic size limit for short video (under 30 sec) shot on a iphone or android.
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Best way to deliver HD video for a small userbase

I am developing a website with HD video sharing as one of its primary components. This is a bootstrapped startup and I was wondering what you would suggest for the best way to go about handling the ...
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How to create google video sitemap urls for very large video files with distinct segments?

I have a large video files about 1 hr in duration, with different sections of the video corresponding to different distinct sub topics . For example, the whole video may be about an yoga exercise ...
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Host Private videos on my site or use third party video hosting

First little background - working on a e-learning startup. We are going to have recorded video lectures from professors ranging from 30-45 minutes long which are going to be accessible to students ...
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Thumbnails for videos in multiple formats?

I have some intranet training videos made over the years in a bunch of formats (AVI, WMV, MOV, RealPlayer) and would like to provide something like a preview function - maybe a thumbnail animated GIF ...
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Encoding settings for HTML5 video

What is the best, free way to encode video for the new HTML5 video in browsers. I want to encode video in WebM, H264 and Ogg. I have looked at FFMPeg and it seems to be able to do it all but the ...
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Symbolic link of file on ftp server to file on dropbox

Can I create a symbolic link from an ftp server (file on website) to a Dropbox URL? I'm trying and it's seeming to work correctly. My problem is a video isn't playing correctly on my site, but I know ...
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JavaScript to stream video files

Is there a JavaScript API for streaming WMV/AVI/MOV files?
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Is Nowness.com using Flash to achieve the slideshow effect on their homepage?

The website I am trying to develop has asked for a slider much like the one on Nowness.com. http://www.nowness.com/ The specific functionality they would like is that at the end of the slide show or ...
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Do videos bring more traffic than backlinks in general?

Yesterday, I had a conversion with a friend who was implementing SEO techniques on his websites a couple of years ago. He also stopped this activity since then. He claims that relevant YouTube ...
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Service for accepting short video clips as part of official documents?

I am looking for a service that can accept short video clips flexibly and convert to an archival format. So the process would be: Person in the field uploads a video by: Smartphone upload Upload ...
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Webhosting for a TV channel with streaming video

I'm making a website for a web based TV channel, so I'm assuming it will be heavy on bandwidth usage, but I'm no good at calculating bandwidth. Couple of questions: Assuming the site streams HD ...
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Is there a way to add embedded youtube videos to my website sitemap?

The goal is to make embedded youtube videos appear in video search results as part of my website. I searched very extensively how to do this; I found through google some articles that claim that it's ...
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SEO for Google: navigation, company info, video [duplicate]

I often stumble upon search results in Google that get a special treatment, like: having the site navigation (and more) being displayed on the search results page having a company's location, ...
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How to embed my website videos in facebook via status

I have a Joomla website having a lot of videos, I want to embed my videos in facebook by sharing via status update like you do when sharing youtube video. When you paste a link there facebook ...
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In HTML5, different browsers support different formats of video

Does it mean that I need videos of multiple formats so that it can be played on different browsers by adding multiple sources to the tag?
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Hosting videos for use in Flowplayer (pseudostreaming)?

Flowplayer's pseudostreaming plugin requires a specific server configuration to work. https://static.flowplayer.org/plugins/streaming/pseudostreaming.html What video services/hosts/CDNs exist that ...
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Does HTML5 video cache the entire video before playback or does it stream?

I have an HTML5 page that plays a small video (1.5MB) with autoplay and loop enabled. The problem is, sometimes it takes up to 10 seconds after loading the page before the video starts playing. I've ...
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Google's image search… but for video

The company I work for is preparing a user-submitted video contest. One problem that we're concerned about is that someone might download another video from Youtube/Vimeo/whatever and pass it off as ...
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Is it possible to play a external (e.g. from youtube) flash-video with html5 on my site?

I would like to use my site as a "gateway" for watching flash-videos in HTMl5.. Is this possible? What are the requirements?
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Videos being accessible via web and mobile users

I have to make videos accessible to Blackberry, iPhone and web users. After some initial research I figured that .MP4 seems to be the best format to do this in. However, my question is: What is the ...
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Does CloudFlare cache videos, and would this wildcard Page Rule work for that?

I'm setting everything up in my website to use CloudFlare. This is my example: On videos.domain.com/Folder-A/Folder-B/ there are some HTML files that I would NOT like CloudFlare to cache. But inside ...
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External Video Hosting - will it eat my bandwidth?

I hav asked this question before, on serverfault, but have been unable to get a clear answer or spammy ones. A client runs a website with limited bandwidth per month (10gb) but wants his users to be ...
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How easy is it to code in-built videos?

First time poster so please don't bite my head off. Basically, I'm having a site built for me and I don't really know anything about coding but I'm not too sure if I trust my web developer. I asked ...
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Embedding video in email - possible?

Is it possible to embed video into an email that will allow the viewer to watch the video within the email itself in a consistent and cross platform compatible manner?
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Light Box with Video

I need to show a lightbox slide show that will start with a video and once the video is complete it then rolls through static pictures on the slide show. Does anyone have an idea of how I can achieve ...
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How to make money with video site?

What I really mean is i don't get how these smaller but still popular video/tube sites make money. They host their own videos not embedded ones. How do they afford the bandwidth? if bandwidth is 0.18 ...
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Online tool to convert photos into youtube video slideshow

I'm looking for a free online tool that would allow creating photo slideshows and uploading them to youtube. Animoto.com is a good example but only has a 30sec free option.
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community driven video platform

I am looking for a platform to build a community-driven education video site. We already have quite a few community web-apps runing on python/django, so something based on these technologies would be ...
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How to create a video-on-demand service

I want to sell private video content on my website. What is the best way to create an online video-on-demand service with this requirements: The video must be private and secure Analytics Must use ...
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Sharing password-protected videos on social media

We are developing a site where users will be able to watch and download videos that they've recorded of themselves in a public event. The videos will be password protected, and will be available only ...
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How can I make links on my own page that work like deep links interacting with an embedded youtube/vimeo on that same page?

Does anyone know about a technique to make links on a website function as deep links to an embedded vimeo/youtube video on that same page? That way one could include video's in a blog post or ...
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Video for an ad-driven website

I have a website, which i will fill with a bunch of useful videos. I've implemented an ads rotation engine for articles and will do so for videos. The next milestone is to decide how video will be ...
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Present my all videos from a certain YouTube channel

I would like to make a page on my site that shows an embedded video player for each video in a certain YouTube channel. (I don't want to just link to YouTube's page for that channel) Preferably I ...
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Is there a YouTube <iframe> embed for the latest video on a channel?

(Not sure if this is the right spot, feel free to direct me to the right area if it isn't.) I'm needing to embed the latest video for the website that I'm working on's YouTube channel, and I'd prefer ...
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Blog, News, Slashdot effects & Video

We want to set up a WordPress 3 with the multi-site option enabled in order to have several (2-3) sites for news, photos & video. The expected audience is around 10-15k visits/day. One of the ...
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Making HTML5 videos stored on AWS S3 **difficult** to download (because I cant make it impossible)

I am building a website that hosts video's stored on AWS's S3 service. The videos are played thru a HTML5 player we have built. Ive just been asked to make sure "nobody can steal our video's". Now I ...
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Video monetising and simple shop, platform? [closed]

I have this client that wants a single-product website. The product is a training-video that they want to deliver virtually and optionally physically. I usually do all the front-end design and ...