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HTML HTML Video and Audio (Retired) Custom Media Players Adding MediaElement.js

Amanda Bater
Amanda Bater
7,686 Points

It's not working for me

I've been through the video twice now and checked my code and I can't find the mistake...but my page looks nothing like the example given, I can't play the video and I have a weird list of times under the video?

Please help I don't know why this has happened and I don't want to move on until I understand it!

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>HTML Video and Audio</title>

    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Nunito:400,300' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>

    <script src="mejs/jquery.js"></script>
    <script src="mejs/mediaelement-and-player.min.js"></script>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="mejs/mediaelementplayer.min.js" />

    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="mejs/mejs-skins.css">

    <h1>HTML Video and Audio</h1>

    <div class="wrapper">

      <h2>Video Example</h2>

      <video width="852" height="480" controls>
        <source src="http://treehouse-code-samples.s3.amazonaws.com/html-video-and-audio/bridge.mp4" type="video/mp4">
        <source src="http://treehouse-code-samples.s3.amazonaws.com/html-video-and-audio/bridge.ogg" type="video/ogg">
        <track label="English" kind="subtitles" srclang="en" src="bridge-captions.vtt" default>

      <h2>Audio Example</h2>

      <audio controls>
        <source src="http://treehouse-code-samples.s3.amazonaws.com/html-video-and-audio/bridge-audio.mp3" type="audio/mp3">


      success: function(player, node) {
        $('#' + node.id + '-mode').html('mode: ' + player.pluginType);
        startLanguage: 'en',
        translationSelector: true


2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi! It looks like there's a problem with the files you're linking to in the header. Specifically this one:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="mejs/mediaelementplayer.min.js" />

The above line says it's a stylesheet but points to a javascript file.

I believe it's supposed to be this:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="mejs/mediaelementplayer.min.css" />

Hope this fixes things!

Amanda Bater
Amanda Bater
7,686 Points

Thank you!! It's fixed!