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Flash player can't work with protocol-less url

1. Setup player for using flash (primary:'flash')
2. Setup file as protocol-less url ('//')
3. Play video

Flash player will add host to file path ( and fails with "File not found" error. It treats protocol-less url as relative url.

Exsample page:

3 Community Answers


JW Player Support Agent  
0 rated :


Is there a reason why you’re setting this up without a protocol? I believe we do require this for all files.


1 rated :

It is convinient if site can work in both HTTPS and HTTP. As I remember there are a couple of places that requires absolute path and no requirements for protocol. It looks like flash player before getting video checks for something like:
and didn't expect that it can be protocol-less url.


JW Player Support Agent  
-1 rated :

Ah, that makes sense. Unfortunately, I do believe we require the specific protocol being used here.

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