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How can I make my video to appear in a popup movie?

I want to do  New tutorials like   http://ocportal.com/start.htm

My problem is following:
How can I make my video to appear in a popup movie? (like http://ocportal.com/start.htm -new Video tutorials)


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This was done ages ago via hand-coded PHP. If redoing it now I would put the video on its own page as an attachment. Let's pretend that page is in the site zone and called '_video1'.

I would then use this Comcode…

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[semihtml]
<a target="_blank" href="{$PAGE_LINK*,site:video1:wide_high=1}" onclick="return open_link_as_overlay(this,400,400);">Watch video</a>
[/semihtml]

(400x400 is the overlay width)

If the user has Javascript that should open as an overlay, else it should open in a new window.


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^ If that works, someone should add to the community docs. Writing that was my good deed for the day ;).


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Thank you Chris,

But i have  a problem


There is an error (
The tag, semihtml, was closed, but it was not opened) in your Comcode at line 16.

Please advice me I'm novice in website/php
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You must have missed the first [semihtml] when you copied the script.

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Or maybe the WYSIWYG needs disabling.


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