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README.md

Media Element

Media Element provides HTML5 video and audio elements by using mediaelement.js . This is a jQuery based JavaScript plugin that enables the video and audio tags using h.264 to work under browsers that do not support the tag or the codec and provides a consistent interface across all browsers.

This is a port from the Drupal module of the same name, version 7.x-1.2

Status

This is a working port but please report any problems.

Installation

  • Download MediaElement from http://mediaelementjs.com/

  • Unzip into a libraries directory supported by the libraries module with the name mediaelement (e.g., libraries/mediaelement). Note that the essential library files are in subdirectory /build i.e. libraries/mediaelement/build

  • Install the libraries and mediaelement modules using the official Backdrop CMS instructions at https://backdropcms.org/guide/modules

  • Use the configuration page at /admin/config/media/mediaelement to check that the library is working and optionally to enable mediaelement.js site wide.

Usage example

  • Add a field of type file to your content type, making sure that upload of an appropriate file type is allowed e.g. mp3

  • Configure the display settings for this field (using Manage Display), selecting the format MediaElement Audio or MediaElement Video as appropriate.

  • Adjust the width and height format settings if necessary.

License

This project is GPL v2 software. See the LICENSE.txt file in this directory for complete text.

Ported to Backdrop

Graham Oliver (github.com/Graham-72/)

Credits

Maintainers for Drupal:

  • Dave Reid
  • Matt Farina (mfer)

Acknowledgement

This port to Backdrop would not, of course, be possible without all the work done by the developers and maintainers of the Drupal module.