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Re: Jump directly to embedded YouTube video


From: Birkir R. Gunnarsson
Date: Sep 27, 2015 6:21PM

Is there a way for developers to specify that the HTML5 YouTube player
should be used for embedded content when the browser supports it?
Last time when I was looking at the YouTube accessibility (some months
ago) was that the user had to specify th html5 preference by going to
The developer could not code the video with instructions to prefer the
html5 player.
I know this does not answer the question, I will take a look at my
documentation ad see if the iFrame with Voiceover could be the problem

On 9/24/15, Jonathan C. Cohn < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> On Macintosh Adobe flash support is very minimal most Apple centric sites
> tend to the Youtube site in addition to embedded players. This way html5
> controls can be used.
> Jonathan Cohn
>> On Sep 22, 2015, at 9:00 PM, Mickey Williamson
>> < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
>> I have a YouTube video embedded in a page using YouTube's HTML5 player.
>> Nothing fancy, just copied and pasted YouTube's embed code. If I load the
>> page and tab to the video player, I can access all the controls via
>> keyboard as expected. However, if I attempt to use the web rotor on
>> VoiceOver to jump straight to video, it puts focus on the iframe but I
>> can't seem to figure out how to actually access the video controls. I
>> tried shift-ctr-option + down arrow which supposedly takes me into the
>> frame but I still can't figure out how to focus on the controls. Am I
>> trying to do the impossible? Is tabbing to the video the only way to
>> access it with VoiceOver? If that's the case, is there anything I can do
>> as a developer that would allow a person to jump directly to and control a
>> YouTube video?
>> Thanks,
>> Mickey
>> >> >> >> > > > > >

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