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Accessible HTML5 Video Player

A lightweight HTML5 video player which includes support for captions and screen reader accessibility. For details, read the blog post Introducing an Accessible HTML5 Vid...

  • FreeOpen Source
  • Online
  • Self-Hosted
  • JavaScript

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What is it?

A lightweight HTML5 video player which includes support for captions and screen reader accessibility. For details, read the blog post Introducing an Accessible HTML5 Video Player on the PayPal Engineering blog.

Features

• Provides an HTML5 video player with custom controls. • Supports captions; simply denote a VTT caption file using the standard HTML5 video syntax. • Uses native HTML5 form controls for volume (range input) and progress indication (progress element). • Accessible to keyboard-only users and screen reader users. • Option provided to set captions on or off by default (upon loading). • Option provided to set number of seconds by which to rewind and forward. • Text strings for the controls are externalized to allow for internationalization (fall 2015). • No dependencies. Written in "vanilla" JavaScript. • When JavaScript is unavailable, the browser's native controls are used.

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  • Developed byPayPal
  • LicensingOpen Source and Free product.
  • Alternatives30 alternatives listed

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  • English

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  • html5-video-player
  • web-video-player
  • Javascript
  • Html5

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