Kaltura HTML5 Release Notes

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This page documents HTML5 library releases. Please refer to the Kaltura SaaS FAQ page for usage information.

Note .org urls should not be used on production and are for QA, staging, or community ( non kaltura customer ) usage only

Per revision test urls are available here: http://html5video.org/testswarm/mwEmbed/r{revisionNumber}/

Contents

Release Are now Managed in GitHub

https://github.com/kaltura/mwEmbed/releases

Version 1.8

1.8.9

v1.8.9.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • Prevent autoplay for all android devices SUP-423
  • Delete duplication of two flavors of m3u8 SUP-288

1.8.8

v1.8.8 production url testing url download, commits

  • production url for 1.8.8

v1.8.8.rc3 testing url download, commits

  • CR-88402 - Expose VAST click URL to the adClick notification
  • Entry is not played after PreRoll in Chrome in Galaxy S3 - fixed by revert of merge FEC-326

v1.8.8.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • All browsers will be triggred(fullscreen event) except chrome(android devices)

v1.8.8.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • Fix freewheel test page (flash wasn't working)
  • Pass referenceId and KS flashvars to thumbnail.php SUP-349
  • Fixed Bug in change flavor source switch not getting updated flavors
  • Restored TimedText_LoadTextSource event
  • Adding fallback when ended event is fired SUP-258
  • Do not add entryId to playlists FEC-291
  • Sorted the playlist result according to mrss SUP-284
  • Merge cr-88402 -- ad click events for VAST

1.8.7

v1.8.7 production url testing url download, commits

  • Skip preroll if it's android native browser and not version 4.0 SUP-258
  • Added qUnit test for testing the skip preroll functionality SUP-258
  • Fix full screen regression with i10 FEC-254

v1.8.7.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • Show thumbnail during Audio entry playback SUP-180
  • Delay doStop notification SUP-212
  • Fix thumbnail aspect ratio on iPhone SUP-241

1.8.6

v1.8.6.3 production url testing url download, commits

  • Adding fallback when ended event is fired, Chrome - Android devices SUP-258

v1.8.6.2 testing url download, commits

  • Skip preroll if it's android native browser and not version 4.0 SUP-258

v1.8.6.1 production url testing url download, commits

  • fix Ad skip and frequency exclusion

v1.8.6 testing url download, commits v1.8.6.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • Fix full screen on Android chrome browser SUP-85

v1.8.6.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • Added support in "disablePlayerSpinner" flashvar. When this flag is set, no spinner will be shown. SUP-144
  • Display "Media Not Found" error when video playback fails SUP-204

1.8.5

v1.8.5 production url testing url download, commits

  • Version 1.8.5 production release.

v1.8.5.rc4 testing url download, commits

  • Widevine plugin: Fix cropped "not supported device" message on iPhone FEC-182

v1.8.5.rc3 testing url download, commits

  • Support in links inside alerts messages.
  • Support in the following player APIs:
    • setKDPAttribute( null, 'disableAlerts', [true/false] )
    • sendNotification( 'enableGui', {guiEnabled: [true/false]} )
    • evaluate ( '{mediaProxy.kalturaMediaFlavorArray}' )
  • generic messages when only DRM content is enabled was added FEC-127
  • Fixed an issue where video didn't start after preroll if "skip ad" wasn't clicked FEC-150
  • Fix Vpaid ads.
  • Added support in akmamai media analytics property overrides. FEC-122
  • Revert captions button visibility fix.


v1.8.5.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • fix FEC-162 - add confim when download widevine plugin in chrome pc.
  • mrss - handle only on server side.(QC 7936)
  • when there are no captions - dont show the caption button SUP-49
  • support skipNotice text via "label" property.

v1.8.5.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • add direct download for widevine
  • add info link option in widevine on page plugin

1.8.4

v1.8.4 production url testing url download, commits

  • Final QA release of 1.8.4

v1.8.4.rc3 testing url download, commits

v1.8.4.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • fixes many Qunit tests
  • Tremor init wrapped in try catch, was failing in some cases.
  • Don't include jQuery dep in kWidget init.

v1.8.4.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • Vast: support Vast3 ad pods, icons, and additional tracking events: skip, progress, creativeView, mute, unmute, fullscreen, and exitFullscreen.

1.8.3

v1.8.3.1 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fix for legacy embed on-page plugins dom ready race condition, always proxy jsReadyCallback inline, bded937

v1.8.3 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed scrolling on Mobile devices.
  • Added fullscreen sendNotification api for HTML5, Case 28788, issue 408 test file
  • Omniture onPage: Fixed several issues around click event tracking, support for monitor function and support for additional params.

v1.8.3.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • Omniture onPage: fix custom event tracking.
  • QC 7921 - Thumbnail Embed: Capture click event for Android devices 15fdc4

1.8.2

v1.8.2.2 testing url download, commits

  • Playlist Check for kpl0Url or kpl0Id, don't init empty playlist 3468906

v1.8.2.1 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fixed playlists scrolling on desktop browsers f82c18
  • Load onPage plugins in Iframe Embed for Flash player 5ca1c8

1.8.1

v1.8.1 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed "loadInIframe" attribute for onPage plugins 75c5f0
  • Fixed Iframe embed on different browsers ( added try/catch to window[parent] calls )
  • Support embed codes created from Share plugin ( Pull Request )
  • QC 7929 - Fixed Double Playlist Scrollbar

1.8.0

v1.8.0 production url testing url download, commits

  • Omniture onPage plugin: Fixed currentTime on playerSeekStart event 553bc0
  • Omniture onPage plugin: Ignore HTML5 Seek event at the end of video 06827d
  • Fixed Replace Sources test page 3034fd

v1.8.0.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • Omniture onPage plugin: Fixed "duration" for Flash player, and pass "offset" as interger to s.Media calls

v1.8.0.rc1 testing url download, commits

  • VAST: Support for Vast3 Ad pods
  • VAST: Support for "interval" and "startWith" attributes
  • Google Analytics: Add a flag to only send playerPlayed once per session 7f6189
  • QC 7840: Support for [timestamp] on Ad URL eaf484
  • Akamai Media Analytics: Fixed reporting of loadtime, added support for audit 48f84e
  • PS: Hide buttons that collide with youtube player - flag, download, and timed-text

Version 1.7

1.7.5

v1.7.5.rc2 testing url download, commits

  • QC 7751: Show widevine banner on top of chrome’s on page plugins
  • Remove jQuery dependency from Omniture on page plugin
  • QC 7736: When pressing done in iphone after the video finish to play - the poster is gone(black screen)
  • Playlist: Show error for empty media RSS playlist

v1.7.5.rc1 testing url download, commits

1.7.4

v1.7.4.1 testing url download, commits

  • Widevine on page plugin enhancements
  • QC 7423 – Fix widevine banner in Chrome and IE

v1.7.4 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fixed IE7/IE8 compatibility issues
  • Hide SEO links on kWidget.embed call

1.7.3

v1.7.3 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6935 - Fixed thumbnail embed for access control restricted entries c6a294
  • Fixes maintain player space issue on iPad in fixed position flip. 3f937700
  • Fixes for omniture plugin ( concatName, evars, and media call sequence fixes )

1.7.2

v1.7.2.3 testing url download, commits

  • Fixes issue with kdp.kbind callback arguments.

v1.7.2.1 testing url download, commits

  • Added work around for access control issue, with cache re-factor 354
  • Fixed iframe cross domain checks for stand alone iframe, was not returning false in some browsers, breaking embeds like "fancyBox" test page

v1.7.2 production url testing url download, commits

  • QC 6877 - Fixed MKV showing as WebM [1]

v1.7.2.rc2 testing url download, commits

1.7.1

v1.7.1.13 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6229 - Fixed captions not showing for access-control restricted entries 083740

v1.7.1.12 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed iOS, startTime issue 028a84
  • Fixed Omniture event logging 0b60f6
  • Fixed iframe embed FF issues 5077a1
  • Fixed comscore blocking errors e0b71f
  • Added support for new Freewheel functions 53317f

v1.7.1.11 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6909 - Fixed script loader caching headers for auto embed 1f5f47

v1.7.1.10 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6897 - Fixed UI issues when loading live stream with preroll/bumper ads 2b47f9

v1.7.1.9 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6749 - Fixed wrong total time calculation on seek 58c7ec
  • QC 6845, 6852 - Fixed DVR issues when clicking video area to play/pause c6636c
  • QC 6851 - Fixed DVR timer for seeking when paused 738d5b

v1.7.1.6 testing url download, commits

  • Added check for external players (i.e YouTube) 4d360a
  • Better Cache management Pull 331
  • Re-factor of PHP Classes initialisation and dependencies Pull 331
  • QC 6300 - Fixed timer stopping when scrubber reaches leftmost point 203a19

v1.7.1.5 testing url download, commits

  • Fixes jquery.min.js include for on-page plugins for pages that don't include jQuery 249f01

v1.7.1.4 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6748, 6750, 6751 - Fixed DVR issues cc30a5
  • QC 6581 - Fixed FF not loading HTML5 UI 58c7ad
  • Added player load time to Akamai Analytics plugin a9cc2d

v1.7.1.3 production url testing url download, commits

  • QC 6026 - Support for new playlist id flashvar

v1.7.1.2 testing url download, commits

  • Case 00016235 -- Fix timed text below player 89c86fe

v1.7.1.1 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6292 - Fixed scrolling in Multitab playlist on Mobile devices. 228973
  • Refactored Live Stream DVR plugin Pull Request

v1.7.1.0 testing url download, commits

  • CR 45201 -- Robust configurable Chapters support, includes chapter editor, configurable viewer, custom css, and support for custom callbacks. See pull request and closed issues
  • P-095501 -- Tremor updated api support pull request
  • New kWidget components:
    • kWidget.auth ( test page ) -- provides authentication widget for authenticating on-page javascript plugins
    • kWidget.api ( code ) -- provides a simple api wrapper for simplified multi-requests and auto widget sessions, for unauthenticated requests.
    • kWidget.cuePointsDataController -- provides basic data controller model for reading and updating cuePoints.
  • Feature hub enhancements:
    • Support for url based config, for passing player config in a url.
    • Support for google analytics for feature hub pages.
    • Support for saving uiConf settings back to player for authenticated users.

1.7.0

v1.7.0.13 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5955 - Fixed the seek api on stopped players for firefox 5d30e3
  • QC 6071 - When no default caption is set start with captions turned off (Same as KDP) 4a265e
  • QC 6516 - Fixed play button position for IE < 9.0 478a1d

v1.7.0.12 production url testing url download, commits

v1.7.0.11 testing url download, commits

  • QC 6490 - Removed volume control on Anroid, all browsers
  • Fixed Android Firefox touch bindings and fullscreen issues c22987

v1.7.0.10 testing url download, commits

  • CR-43001 Segment support pull request
  • Removed volume control for Android 845e56
  • Fixed ThumbEmbed on iOS 10ee32
  • Fixed Android fullscreen issues when rotating device 4acb60
  • QC 6254 - Fixed Android above 4.0 touching video area to play/pause 8625c3
  • QC 6303 - Fullscreen mode not covering entire screen on Android 953f64

v1.7.0.9 testing url download, commits

  • Fixes fullscreen below player captions. captions test file notice size of below captions box expands in fullscreen.

v1.7.0.8 testing url download, commits

  • Added option to disable DVR from uiVars/flashVars 6b64bd
  • Akamai Media Analytics - Changed contentLength from seconds to milliseconds 89f17e
  • Fixed thumb embed position 82951e
  • Added missing slash to cache directory configuration f01b0a

v1.7.0.7 testing url download, commits

  • QC 4475 - Added Skip button for bumper ads 0ba1ea
  • QC 5975 - Fixed Blackberry issue with leadWithHTML5 flag 839ef3
  • Fixed access control issue with iframe based embed code be4232
  • Added doReplay command to JS API e1d4d9
  • Added live stream DVR support pull 276 DVR States

v1.7.0.6.2 testing url download, commits

  • Added HTTPS support for Akamai Media Analytics 33e2c5

v1.7.0.6.1 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed loader caching issue that broke HTTPS players. 993727

v1.7.0.6 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed Akamai Analytics plugin blocking error on entry with no compatible flavors 5f3f0a6

v1.7.0.5 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fixes iPad off by 5 px offset issue 47e6fc9
  • Security fix for disable flashvar for external resources 4f10ca3b
  • Adds compatibility for kwidget-ps, folder with json based config 6e4889
  • Ensure utf8_encode for iframe payload crashes on some external resources 2205bf
  • Ffixes kalturaSupport.i18n.php file mapping fixes 503 error on embedFrame for uiConf based error keys db5703c
  • DUC-862, fixed fullscreen on some sites with parent jQuery scope issues 386ab66e

v1.7.0.4 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fixed Akamai Media Analytics plugin name inconsistency with KDP 4f70656

v1.7.0.3 production url testing url download, commits

  • Fixed fullscreen issues 93c3a5e
  • CR-28602 -- fixes off by one pixel error in mobile chrome 34b47b

v1.7.0.2 production url testing url download, commits

v1.7.0.1 testing url download, commits

  • Fixed fullscreen issues on iPad 47be101
  • Fixed desktop autoplay 0212449
  • Fixed iPad zoom not working after entering and quiting fullscreen f2558a3

v1.7.0 testing url download, commits

  • Adds support for AutoEmbed; mechanism for single line of javascript embed.
  • QC 4869 - Fixed already loaded image entry breaking playlist playback 40681c6

v1.7.0.rc13 testing url download, commits

  • Fixes iframe resize bug on iOS 3574544
  • QC 5570 - Fixed thumbnail/play button displayed on top of postroll when switching to fullscreen during ad fa17884

v1.7.0.rc12 testing url download, commits

  • DUC-837 Added support for custom notifications automated test file here
  • Fixed support for native iPad controls.
  • Add deliveryCode param if flashvar is set ( supports sub-partner domain rules ) 71420e
  • QC 5279 - Fixed error messages not showing on a playlist with consecutive faulty entries c52a730
  • QC 5279 - Disable switching playlist entries during a switch 33b1dd6
  • QC 5376 - Fixed missing playlist prev/next buttons where showing error message dabd8de
  • QC 5495 - Fixed playlist overlay ad remaining on screen when skipping to a different entry 8c89439
  • QC 5497 - Fixed clicking on video area during ad resumes the entry 2dd5515

v1.7.0.rc11 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5472 - Fixed playlist new skin showing each entry's name twice 737dbe8
  • QC 5471, 5473, 5474 - Fixed UI issues with ads 1657bfb

v1.7.0.rc10 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5286 - Fixed disabled playlist after postroll 711f1d5
  • QC 5330 - Fixed ads issues when seeking before first play aebd597
  • QC 5346 - Fixed time not updating on playlist with image entry 19b5f11
  • QC 5348 - Fixed missing UI on iPhone after pressing 'Done' on a player with ads during content playback (No play button) 77e0d28
  • QC 5374 - Fixed player showing wrong time (00:60 instead of 1:00) df48af4
  • QC 5375 - Fixed black poster not covering entire video area 3362e9f
  • QC 5376 - Fixed disabled playlist due to restricted entry f9ffbd6
  • CR-28403 -- Improves core support for custom player components. b615302
  • Closes 208 supports leadWithHTML5 and new ForceFlashOnIE10 as uiVar params; when used with uiConf based mwEmbedLoader urls
  • Added support for ForceFlashOnIE10

v1.7.0.rc9 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5327 - Fixed captions not updating on playlist 7bb905f
  • Closes 105 - Track clicks on document to close captions menu 6c85827

v1.7.0.rc8 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5286 - Restore player GUI after midroll ends
  • QC 5267 - Fixed zooming issues with player thumbnail
  • QC 5217 - Fixed fullscreen thumbnail position before play
  • QC 4869 - Fixed Image entry within playlist
  • QC 4357 - Fixed iPhone Ad playback issue

v1.7.0.rc7 testing url download, commits

  • pull 237 Akami media analytics
  • CR-27801, Added support for 'alertForCookies' flashvar - Let the user to allow/disallow saving cookies fca515b
  • pull 230 On page playlists -- adds support for uiConf configured playlists ( see pull request for more details )
  • pull 241 html5-ps support. -- adds support for loading associated html5 professional services code; with consistent configuration across development, testing, demo, deployment.
  • Minor kaltura-player docs improvements.

v1.7.0.rc6 testing url download, commits

  • QC 5075 -- The audio only playback of clips in a playlist issue was caused by iOS 5 not supporting hiding and showing the player.3f94dfc
  • QC 4869 -- Clear out video src, before issuing .load to capture iOS user gesture 9927f33
  • QC 4863 -- Added in support for sync imageOverlay code, and also fixed playback sequence by waiting for image to be loaded before we start playback. 4386288
  • QC 4952 --Fixed change media error handling. 103e59a

v1.7.0.rc5 testing url download, commits

  • Playlist url escaping 52229d
  • Improved automated testing and minor fixes for minor issues in: Comscore, NielsenCombined and DoubleClick 225 almost all passing
  • Fixed async issues with uiConf js includes 226
  • Improved support for onPage plugins pull 224

v1.7.0.rc1 testing url download, commits

Major features include:


Also see github milestone

For older release notes ( 1.5 and 1.6 ) see the Kaltura HTML5 Release Notes Archive page.

Release Notes: See blog post