Kickstarter video embed workaround

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  • #1004094

    kickwhat
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    There are a couple of old posts from last year about the gigya shortcode workaround for Kickstarter videos. Most of them link to this page: http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2011/04/29/inserting-kickstarter-videos/

    But it seems like Kickstarter has changed their coding a little, so the source code doesn’t resemble the code on the site. Does anyone have any tips for a more recent workaround?

    The blog I need help with is kickwhat.wordpress.com.

    #1004216

    justpi
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    I’m the author of that post, so thanks for pointing this out: I’ll update the post as soon as possible.
    But it’s still the same workaround: it all has to do with converting flash embed codes to gigya shortcodes (as explained in a more general post of mine). The changed embed code you can now get as per step 3 in my post is this part of the video sourcecode:
    <object ETC ETC ETC param name="flashvars" value="VARIABLES HERE" /></object>

    Shortcode model:
    [gigya src="www.kickstarter.com/swf/kickplayer.swf" width="480" height="360" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always" wmode="opaque" flashvars="VARIABLES HERE" ]

    You can save this model and just copypaste the actual variables from the embed code to the shortcode.

    #1004218

    kickwhat
    Member

    Hey justpi – thanks for the quick response! I appreciate it.

    Hmm…I think that’s what I tried. As you mention, it did look mighty similar, and I tried adding in those extra items (allowfullscreen, allowscriptaccess, etc). Let me try it again and see if it works. Cheers.

    #1004219

    kickwhat
    Member

    AWESOME! It worked!

    Could you paste the link to your general gigya code workaround here? I’d love to check that out in case the encoding changes again. I feel like I was really close on my own but didn’t quite know what to do to get it to work.

    #1004240

    justpi
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