Use a Vimeo® video as background of your page

Use a Vimeo® video as background of your page

We are more and more experiencing the use of background videos on web pages; They are visually capturing our attention giving more informations about the content of the website then a text or an image can do. There are two possible…

YTPlayer. Use the same background video cross pages

YTPlayer. Use the same background video cross pages

With the last 3.0.13 release of the jquery.mb.YTPlayer plug-in I’ve introduced a new option that lets the same video across different pages to start at the same point you left on the previous page. This is quite useful if you…

mb.YTPlayer 3.0 for Wordpress

mb.YTPlayer 3.0 for WordPress

The next major release of the WordPress mb.YTPlayer plug-in will have a surprise. For many years this plug-in has been distributed for free asking for a donation to the author (me) to sustain the development. This politic did not give…

Firefox and the Youtube video quality issue

Firefox and the Youtube video quality issue

Google recently switched to adaptive videos streaming on YouTube by using Media Source Extensions. This technology generates media streams for playback in JavaScript allowing dynamic change of video quality and a more accurate control of the stream. You can check what…

Look at this! mb.bgndGallery goes fullscreen!

I just implemented the new HTML5 Fullscreen API on two of my components: mb.YTPlayer and mb.bgndGallery. Using the element.requestFullScreen() and the document.cancelFullScreen() methods is now possible to display part of a page or the entire web page in a real…

jQuery 1.9 is out… and $.browser has been removed – a fast workaround

With the new 1.9 jQuery release they removed definitely their $.browser method. Surely many of you used this thousand of time to catch specific browsers; now it doesn’t work anymore. Here is a fast and short piece of code you…

Wordpress mb.miniAudioPlayer, a short tutorial

WordPress mb.miniAudioPlayer, a short tutorial

I just published a major update of the miniAudioPlayer plugin for WordPress. This video shows how it works and how you can customize each instance of the player on your WordPress posts. You can get this plug in from the…