Video
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Embed MP4 and WEBM videos by URL or file upload and add an optional caption

By @hashV0.2.1
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The Video block allows MP4 and WEBM videos to be embedded with an optional caption. The player features mute, full-screen, playback speed, picture-in-picture, and download options. Videos can be uploaded directly or provided via URL.

Programmatic Usage

On initialization, the embedding application may provide the following property (view the Video Block entity type to see these in context):

The Video URL is provided by linking to an entity of the Remote File entity type This should be linked to by a link entity of entity type Displays Media File.

Once the user has provided a URL or file, the block uses the Graph Module uploadFile method to store the video in the embedding application as a separate entity to the block's entity. The block then uses the Graph Module createEntity and updateEntity method to create a link between the block's entity and the video file entity. If an existing link to an video file entity is found, the block deletes it before creating the new one. The block then uses the file URL returned from the embedding application to render the video.

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