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videojs Update Oct 17, 2016


Video.js 4.12.11

This XBlock provides the Video.js player ( instead of the default one.

Thanks MarCnu( ). I'm deeply appreciate his help.


1.Keep track of users activities in edX-platform tracking log
2.Enable the caption to display and you can upload it or directly link to the external source
3.True full screen allowed
4.More video speeds available : | 0.75 | 1 | 1.25 | 1.5 | 1.75 | 2 | by default
5.(Optional) Source document download button, for example to provide your PPT or PDF file


  1. EdX platform installed;
  2. Skilful in operating system of Linux.


1. Make sure you have the following items in your config file - cms.env.json


If it does not exist, insert it into the "FEATURES".

2. Execute the commands

  • Switch to user "edxapp"

sudo -H -u edxapp bash

  • Change directory to "edxapp" home

cd ~

  • Loading the virtual environment of edxapp

source edxapp_env

  • Clone the XBlock to certain directory

git clone

  • Install

pip install -e ./VideoJSXBlock-Pro

  • Back to the user "edustack"


3. Restart the CMS platform

source /edx/bin/supervisorctl restart edxapp:

4. courses settings

Go to Settings -> Advanced Settings and set advanced_modules to ["videojs"].


Keep the user "edxapp" clear of the privilege "sudo", you ought to switch the current user to "edustack" if you need the superior authority.