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Capturing Flowplayer Error Codes

By Sam Deering

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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

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Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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