Dailymotion video does not autoplay


Here is my issue : The dailymotion video does not start automatically, i have to click on the play button to start it.
Here is the link : https://www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x2lefik

I have tried many solutions for example add “?autoplay=1” at the end of the link. This solution is working for youtube video but with dailymotion it doesn’t.
I have tried with “Embedded pages” and “Webpage” but the video still not start until a manually action from me.
The code for the embedded is :

<iframe frameborder="0" width="480" height="270" src="//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x2lefik?autoPlay=1" allowfullscreen="" allow="autoplay"></iframe>

Is a problem with dailymotion or my code?
Thanks a lot!


Below is an example of an iframe that starts the video without having to click play:

<iframe frameborder="0" width="1920" height="1080" src="//www.dailymotion.com/embed/video/x6su26o?autoplay=1" allowfullscreen allow="autoplay"></iframe>

The formatting in your iframe is not quite correct, however you can use this one as a template.

Many Thanks.

Thanks for your answer!
I have modified my iframe with the template you gave me. So now when i preview the layout i can see that the video is “autoplaying” but if i use the xibo client it doesn’t autoplay. I don’t know why…

My apologies for the delayed reply. Having tried all of the suggested methods for auto playing videos in the DailyMotion API documentation, the issue appears to be related to an incompatibility with Internet Explorer, which is used to display the embedded iframes in Xibo.

I would recommend using YouTube instead of DailyMotion, as we know this will work with Xibo.

Many Thanks.


Okay do you think this incompatibility issue will be solved in the future?
For now, i will work with Youtube


As the issue is with an incompatibilty between Internet Explorer and the DailyMotion API, it is hard to say. DailyMotion has a technical support helpdesk that may be able to answer your question.

We currently have a Windows Player in development that will use a different browser solution to IE, but compatibility with this browser will again depend on the DailyMotion API.

Many Thanks.

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