[webkit-help] Diagnosing QuickTime Plugin

Jeff Johnson opendarwin at lapcatsoftware.com
Thu Jul 15 19:23:58 PDT 2010

Hi Dan.

The error console in the web inspector is complaining about the embed element. It appears that embed is not a valid element for your doctype. If you get rid of all the XHTML declarations at the beginning, it seems to work.

You can also see the problem if you use the W3C validator:



On Jul 15, 2010, at 6:21 PM, Dan Wood wrote:

> I'm having trouble with a webview not loading QuickTime properly.  This problem also exhibits itself in Safari, but Firefox is OK!
> Check out the embedded quicktime on this page http://thesnapblog.com/tunes-collection/all-day-hillsong-united.html  (or many others in "the fusion collection" on that site) and note the tiny blue "Q" icon with question mark indicating the quicktime plugin having a problem.
> I'm using the javascript loading technique, though the <noscript> part, which is equivalent, shows the issue.
> The file it references is there, and playable if its URL is directly entered into the browser bar -- since Firefox plays it, that is perhaps obvious.
> Any suggestions on how to diagnose why the QuickTime Plugin is having problems?
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