This is how you can capture specific error codes in Flowplayer using JavaScript and display custom error messages to the user. Include the code in the js player object.

onError: function(e)
{
    switch(e)
    {
        case 300:
            status.html("Offline: Stream configuration error (code:"+e+").");
            break;
        default:
            status.html("Offline: Live stream not active (code:"+e+").");
            break;
    }
}

The Error Codes

100 Plugin initialization failed
200 Stream not found
201 Unable to load stream or clip file
202 Provider specified in clip is not loaded
300 Player initialization failed
301 Unable to load plugin
302 Error when invoking plugin external method
303 Failed to load resource such as stylesheet or background image
Sam Deering is a Front-end Web Developer who specialises in JavaScript & jQuery. Sam is driven and passionate about sharing his knowledge to educate others.

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