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

Jana Ryndin
Jana Ryndin
7,161 Points

Why my MediaElement.js does not work? I don't see any new changes in the browser.

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <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.css" />

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

</head> <body>

<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">

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

</body> </html>

3 Answers

8,841 Points

Looks like it's because

<script src="mejs/mediaelement-and-player-min-js"></script>

should have '.' instead of '-' on '-min-js' :

<script src="mejs/mediaelement-and-player.min.js"></script>
Jana Ryndin
Jana Ryndin
7,161 Points

Thanks but it still does not work. Even in the next video.

8,841 Points

Were you able to figure it out?

So the issue is:

If you're anything like me, when the videos switched, you kept your preview window open and just continued to reload the page.

However... what you needed to do was actually clck preview again and choose the media-element.html link on the "Index of/" page.

All your skins will show up there!!!