Instagram - not playing

royh70849153

10-12-2015

All,

Has anyone had any success getting Instagram videos to play w/in dps2015 on IOS devices? 

i've tried both embedding it, as we do with Youtube and Vine content, and using a Banner with a direct link.  Both options show up normally but when you click the play button, the image changes (removes the play icon) and then just sits there.

They play just fine in Safari.

Thank you for your time,

r

Accepted Solutions (1)

Accepted Solutions (1)

AndreiParaschiv

Employee

17-12-2015

Hi Roy,

I've embedded an Instagram video and here are the steps that worked for me :

Solution 1:

1) Right click on the video, then select " Inspect Element" ;

2) Look for a part that starts as 'div class' and below it is the element "video class" ;

3) Copy the src section, which should be a link with a mp4 extension at the end ;

4) Put that link in the on website  Video For Everybody Generator‌  and copy the code ;

5) Create a index.html file with that code, transform it in a .article, upload the file and see it on your device.

You can use my file, attached, and just change the URL of your video (skipping step 3).

Solution 2:

Use the following  code :

<!DOCTYPE html>

<html lang="en">

  <head>

    <meta charset="utf-8">

    <title>Video Embed Test Instragram</title>

  </head>

  <body>

    <video width="480" height="480" controls>

    <source src="put_your_url.mp4"

      type="video/mp4"/>

    </video>

  </body>

</html>

create the index.html file, transform it in an .article and enjoy the video

Hope this useful,


Cheers,

Andrei