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March 24, 2012 at 5:27 am #10679
Good evening, and thank you for such a wonderful theme!
I’m setting up the theme on my server, and noticed that there’s no SWF support for the portfolio section. Why is that? Do you plan on adding SWF and FLV capabilities anytime soon? I have quite a bit of motion graphics in my portfolio, and I’d really like to showcase it using this awesome theme.
Thanks for your help in advance,
JaceMarch 24, 2012 at 5:32 am #68951
I took a look at prettyPhoto’s website and documentation, and it seems it allows the usage of SWF:
Is there some way I/we can activate this functionality?
– JaceMarch 25, 2012 at 12:23 pm #68952
You can try to upload your swf files by going to “Media” > Add New. Then go to the post/page editor page and click on “Add external video by URL”. A popup window will be displayed where you can enter the url to your swf file.March 25, 2012 at 6:46 pm #68953
Hey, Dude… thanks for the response.
Yeah, I had tried that initially, but there’s no playback at all. The lightbox comes up in the correct dimensions of the SWF, but it’s just blank. I’ve used prettyPhoto before, and I know it’s possible, but I just can’t seem to figure out why it’s not working within the Angular theme.
Any other suggestions? Is it possible for you to give it a try on your end to see what may be causing it to not work?
Thanks again, bruv.
– JaceMarch 26, 2012 at 4:07 pm #68954
Can you post a link please (to the page where you’re trying to use the swf file). I’d like to investigate the source code.
PeterMarch 26, 2012 at 6:11 pm #68955
Hey there, Dude… no problem.
Here’s a portfolio example with a SWF file: http://www.jasonwbrown.com/portfolio/work-item/bad-company-digital-ad/
You’ll notice that the SWF runs fine when opened in a new browser tab or window, however it doesn’t want to run within the lightbox.
I really appreciate your help, man…
– JaceMarch 27, 2012 at 7:06 am #68956
My apologies… this is the correct link: http://www.jasonwbrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bad.swf
Thanks again, Dude.
– JaceMarch 27, 2012 at 8:23 am #68957
Very strange. The lighbox seems to open properly and the swf file is also linked/connected to the lightbox. It looks like the lightbox messes with the swf path though because the swf file source path which is submitted to the flash player is ?w.jasonwbrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bad.swf and not http://www.jasonwbrown.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/bad.swf
Maybe try to follow the instructions here: http://www.no-margin-for-errors.com/projects/prettyphoto-jquery-lightbox-clone/ and add the width/height parameter to the url.March 27, 2012 at 4:48 pm #68958
You know what… I tried this before I had posted this thread, however, I used the traditional HTML method of adding H x W, and it failed. Now if I include it in the prettyPhoto format —- http://URL.swf?width=792&height=294” rel=”prettyPhoto[flash]” —- it works just fine.
Thanks so much for the assistance, Dude. Y’all are alright in my book.
– JaceMarch 28, 2012 at 1:38 am #68959
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