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I am trying to use the SO Video Player in Page Builder and when I use Vimeo and columns, the player doesn’t respect the size or dimensions. I have tried to disable oEmbed but that just makes the whole thing not work anymore?

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  1. 1 month, 2 days ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi Anrehman

    Thanks for reaching out.

    Do you have a public URL where we can take a look at what’s going on?

  2. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    I’ve published a test page – https://secure.reach6.org/test-page/

  3. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Thanks for the test page. If you have a moment, could you perhaps send an export of the page so I can test locally? From within Page Builder you can go to LayoutsImport/ExportDownload Layout. If you can perhaps ZIP the JSON file and upload it to Dropbox/Drive/WeTransfer or similar and send a link, that’ll be great.

  4. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Hi Andrew,

    Here’s the link

    It’s also worth noting that the issue is also that the player isn’t responsive.

  5. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Thanks. I can see FitVids being loaded but it isn’t wrapping the video. Do you perhaps want to try enabling the SiteOrigin FitVids option within the SiteOrigin Video Widget?

  6. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Hi, I’ve enabled FitVids and disabled oEmbed and still having the same issue.

  7. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Thanks. The issue isn’t happening for me locally. If you have a moment to try to find a working baseline, that’ll be helpful. You could start by clearing any caching/optimization plugins and then temporarily deactivating all plugins except Page Builder and the Widgets Bundle. In that state, does the issue persist?

  8. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    I’m trying to test it on a YouTube video and when using FitVids and YouTube – nothing happens it just plays. For caching/optimisations we’re using autoptimize

  9. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    If you’re able to find a workaround and are happy with that then that’s a good result. If not, my recommendation is to start with deactivating all plugins except for those authored by SiteOrigin to see if a working baseline can be found. If not, then temporarily switch to a default theme like Twenty Nineteen with all non-SiteOrigin plugins deactivated to see if a working baseline exists in that state.

  10. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Ok, I’ve disabled all plugins and Vimeo then re-sizes correctly but YouTube content still doesn’t work with FitVids enabled. I’ve then enabled all plugins one by one and looks like it’s Smush that’s causing the issues with Vimeo?

  11. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Thanks for the update. Is Smush Lazy Loading enabled? Perhaps it’s related?

    For the YouTube issue, we could try switching to a default theme and disabling all non-SiteOrigin plugins to see if the theme is involved.

  12. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Have disabled all plugins and turned on Twenty-TwentyOne YouTube still not working FitVids?

  13. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Just to advise,

    I’m placing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rhTl_OyehF8 as URL

    and when previewing with oEmbed – it loads; when using FitVids I get a black box with a play button that does nothing when pressed?

  14. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    I’m not sure why that’s happening. Here is a test with the same link https://demo.siteorigin.com/corp/sandbox/.

    Here is that layout if you want to try importing it perhaps.

    https://siteorigin.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/sandbox.json

  15. 1 month, 1 day ago anrehman

    Hi,

    I’ve done that and it works when both OEmbed and Fitvids is enabled but as soon as I disabled OEmbed it no longer works. Do I need to keep both boxes checked?

  16. 1 month, 1 day ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    Hi, thanks for your feedback.

    FitVids is a script that resizes videos according to the container size. Many themes include FitVids. You can make use of the FitVids setting if your theme doesn’t include the script or not at all.

    External videos should be able to play using the MediaElements player. We found a bug. It’ll be resolved in the next update. Thanks for reporting.

  17. 11 days, 6 hours ago anrehman

    Hi Andrew,

    I’ve disabled FitVids on both the widgets and still zoomed out?

  18. 11 days, 6 hours ago anrehman

    Apologies ignore me, wrong thread!

  19. 11 days, 5 hours ago Andrew Misplon Hi, I Work Here

    No worries! Where did we leave this thread? Does it need attention?

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