Sunday, July 5, 2009

Embed flash videos to your website or blog from other websites

This article is going to show you how to add flash videos from other websites to the flash video player on your own website. This topic can also be called "How to make dynamic playlist for Web FLV player". However, it can be in two cases: 1. The URL of the Flash video is ended with .flv; 2. The URL is not ended with .flv.

Below is a step by step tutorial -

The first case: The URL of the Flash video is ended with .flv

In this case, you can directly use Moyea Web Player. Download, install and launch this program on your PC, on the "Media" tab, click "Add" and then choose "Add URL"

Then it will pop up a small window captioned "Open", here you can copy and paste the URL of the Flash video to this small window, then click "OK"

After these steps, you have added the Flash video form external website to your Web FLV player.

The second case: The URL of the Flash video is not ended with .flv
1. Download
Download the flv movies you want from the Internet to your computer hard disk with Leawo Youtube Download, which is free and a powerful tool that can download almost all videos from the Internet.

2. Add
After the flv movies are downloaded to your computer, you could use launch Moyea Web Player ( ) on your computer, add the downloaded flv files to the software:

3. Customize
You could use Moyea Web Player to make customized web flash flv player for your website:

4. Publish
Click "Publish" button in Moyea Web Player to generate swf skin player, related web page file and the flash videos.

5. Upload and Embed
Upload all the files to your host server in the same directory. After step 4, Moyea Web Player will automatically open a web page with the flash video player embedded in your IE browser, just copy the SWFObject JavaScript code at the bottom of this page and paste it to your website(Add JavaScript in blogger (blogspot) post):
<script type="text/javascript" src="swfobject.js"></script>
<div id="flashcontent">Player will show here</div>
<script type="text/javascript">
var so = new SWFObject('mwplayer.swf','player','500','450','9');

Then the media player and the flash videos will show on your website.

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  1. Thanks for this guide men! I'm already depressed because I couldn't find any help. But hopefully I found this post and I'm so thankful! :)

  2. Wonderful post!
    I love to share videos with friends on blog, helpful. I often convert AVI to FLV for sharing video.

  3. Adding flash to your site is hard to do but it will have a big effects. This will help to boost traffics and make your site more interactive and presentable. Thanks for this guide, it helps a lot.

    Flash Animation Philippines