It may be a Linux thing, but much of the time YouTube videos (and seemingly only YouTube videos) are not loading well. I often get a black box where the video should be. The fix for this is to right click, and select “reload frame.”
After far too long, I decided to make another…
I’ve read the WordPress help page on using code, but still it seems like in practice, what works and what doesn’t is hit or miss. For instance, the code help page states, “Flash and all other embeds are not allowed in WordPress.com posts, pages, or text widgets. For security reasons, we remove the tags needed for these to work.” The emphasis on all other embeds is mine.
Well, it some cases that is true, and they do “remove he tags needed for these to work.” But let’s test this rule here to show it is inconsistent.
That, my friends, is an embed code that appears to be working on WordPress.com. However, if I were to add the height and width code, it would not work. Inconsistency is what is bothering me. In fairness, it seems as though WordPress is treating this particular form of embed tag as a video tag.
But it is not only that, it is the fact that most of this code works throughout the internet, but not WordPress.com. This is….well, inconsistent.
“Inconsistent” seems to me to be the word to use when referring to the way html is handled on WordPress. And that is why, with the exception of the audio or video tag (most of the time), and YouTube or Vimeo (also, only most of the time), html should be avoided on WordPress.
After all, I could achieve the same end with a simple link, which WordPress apparently still supports. Thus, play or download movie.
Thank you and good day to you, and good luck. Over and out.
Only on WordPress does the html code stop working at times. Hmmm….
But it doesn’t explain all the problems. However, this one problem was my fault. So, I’ll try again to embed my Google site with a video player set up:
Oh, now I see why that can’t work because of security reasons. Never mind. My bad on that one, but some of the other embed and video tag problems still haven’t made sense to me.
It would seem that html code is pretty touchy on WordPress blogs, but I think the videos will load one, maybe two at a time.
No, not really.But let me try it another way, which will probably work – but it always worked the other way before. Here we go:
This might be a work in progress for more than a few minutes while I re-learn the WordPress unique code, not exactly like the rest of the web at all. When I use WordPress, I often wonder what happened to my code? You see, code doesn’t always work on WordPress, you never what you’ll get from day to day. Now, the same video tag I started with is working, after not working (very same form), but the embed only gives a link. . But I know the same code worked dozens of times before on this very site.
All originally from the Internet Archive. But unless until the html works for me again on this site, here is the link.
Update: Actually, that particular problem was a security feature of Google Sites. And a good one. But for some reason, I still have difficulty uploading more than one video to the same post. I think I have found that the embed tag works best.
my first using Debian testing. No Krita in testing repos, but there is my paint.
I call it, in probably nor very good French, “Arbre de la nouvelle annee avec Garcon.”
I think I’ve finally decided that this WordPress blog is better, even with a simple template and set up, than my other blog spaces. I should use it more.
Wait, I didn’t post this here yet. Called, “on the road to faerie.”