Embedding .flv or.swf in iWeb?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Schoone, Aug 30, 2007.

  1. Schoone macrumors newbie

    Aug 30, 2007
    Hi there. So I'm putting together a site using iWeb and I know you can link to a YouTube flash video with the widgets function (Which they kept telling me at the Apple Store) but is there a way that I can embed my own Flash (.flv or .swf) files in iWeb so I don't have the YouTube logo on my flash videos? I'd rather have flash videos than Quicktime since more people can view it.

    Thanks for the help!
  2. bbydon macrumors 6502a

    May 18, 2005
  3. nancyj macrumors newbie

    Jul 22, 2008
    Flash on i Web

    I tried this months ago and it didn't work. I think he improved the directions or else I got a little smarter - but it worked. Thanks so much!
  4. kareng7 macrumors newbie

    Aug 29, 2008
    I've been to that link and tried every which way I can think of to get it to work with no success. I started out by putting my swf on iDisk, but since I was unsure of the correct URL/path to reach it and tried several attempts with www.mac.com and www.me.com, none of which worked, I moved it to my public folder, which still didn't work. Can anyone enlighten me?
  5. nancyj macrumors newbie

    Jul 22, 2008
    embedding flash


    If you visit your site the top of the window says - web.me.com/. When I did it it was web.mac.com and that is still working for me.

    This is what I used "http://web.mac.com/raisinkids/docs/ireadmusic.swf" but if I were doing it today I'd use http://web.me.com/... Don't forget to do it in both places.

    Here's a copy of my code:

    <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11CF-96B8-444553540000" id="obj1"
    codebase="http://download.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/ flash/swflash.cab#version=6,0,40,0" border="0" width="558" height="488"><param name="movie" value="http://web.mac.com/raisinkids/docs/ireadmusic.swf"><param name="quality" value="High"><embed src="http://web.mac.com/raisinkids/docs/ireadmusic.swf" pluginspage="http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" name="obj1" width="186" height="163"></object>

    Notice the size difference from after "border=0" compared to at the end. The first is the size of my swf screen and at the bottom I can make it any size I want. I was also able to make a scaleable version using a link with new window checked and this: (without the xx's)


    I put it on a weblog also changing the size.

    If you need more information I'm nancyxxraisinkids.com with an@ instead of the xx. However I'm pretty quick at deleting mail if I don't recognize it and also only check it now and then.

    Mine is a fairly long interactive flash file; I was so amazed that it worked.
    I suppose you know that raisinkids is my apple user name and not the site name.

  6. nancyj macrumors newbie

    Jul 22, 2008
    green lady bug

    On my screen I see a green lady bug looking creature instead of :D27....

    nancyj Hmm it's still there it should be colon then D and 27CD...

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