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collective.videoanysurfer 1.0.5

Youtube Integration to be AnySurfer compliant

Latest Version: 1.0.8


This addon adds controls over youtube video to display them while being compliant with anysurfer 2.0.

How to install

This addon can be installed as any other plone addons. Please follow official documentation.

This addons depends on:

  • collective.js.nomensamediaplayer
  • collective.captionmanager


  • Add play/pause links to control video
  • Add transcription and captions support
  • Add link options to download MP4 files with subs
  • Add components to easy embed youtube video in custom views/viewlet
  • Add portlet to display youtube video
  • Automatic download of captions from youtube


This addon at the moment supports only nomensa jquery media player. By default this player support TTML captions. You can find a working captions at

About Captions Format

captions format depends on the used player. Nomensa player support only TTML but the addon collective.captionmanager let you write it in other formats.

SRT (SubRip subtitle) SBV (YouTube) Flash DFXP, SMI or SAMI (Windows Media), SCC for iOS, CPT.XML (Flash Captionate XML), QT (Quicktime) STL (Spruce Subtitle File). TTML (<tt …>) W3C Timed text markup language

How to integrate the player in a template

To integrate this player in a custom template you just have to use this snippet:

<h2><a href="" tal:attributes="href item/link_url" tal:content="item/title">video title</a></h2>
<div class="nomensa">
      <a class="videoanysurfer" tal:attributes="href item/youtube_url" tal:content="item/title">VIDEO TITLE</a>
      <a class="captions" style="display:none;"
         tal:condition="item/captions|nothing" tal:attributes="href item/captions">Captions</a>

Where item should look like:

{'youtube_url': '',
'captions': 'http://localhost:8080/Plone/youtube_link/@@videoanysurfer_captions',
'link_url': 'http://localhost:8080/Plone/youtube_link',
'title': 'Order of content by Emily Coward'}






1.0.5 (unreleased)

  • update translations

1.0.4 (2012-08-07)

  • Add integration of collective.captionmanager and captionstransformer

1.0.3 (2012-07-04)

  • Move the edit video form link into edit bar
  • Make nomensa media player the default one

1.0.2 (2012-07-03)

  • use height of the parent container

1.0.1 (2012-07-03)

  • add package metadatas

1.0 (2012-07-03)

  • Initial release
File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size (md5) Source 2012-10-08 38KB