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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 8 months ago

#40990 closed defect (bug) (wontfix)

In IE youtube videos are not being played under mediaelement player

Reported by: imani3011's profile imani3011 Owned by:
Milestone: Priority: normal
Severity: critical Version: 4.8
Component: Media Keywords:
Focuses: ui, javascript Cc:


In IE it shows black box and youtube video does not embeds

Change History (4)

#1 @imani3011
6 years ago

  • Severity changed from normal to critical

#2 @sabernhardt
3 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Media
  • Keywords close 2nd-opinion added

Hi @imani3011 and thanks for the report!

It seems this is no longer necessary due to declining Internet Explorer use. I did notice the black box when using the IE8 emulator, but not with IE11 (which is still supported). It likely started to fail when WordPress discontinued older IE support in 4.8.

Unless you see the problem in a more modern browser or another situation, I recommend closing this ticket.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core-media by sabernhardt. View the logs.

2 years ago

#4 @sabernhardt
8 months ago

  • Keywords close 2nd-opinion removed
  • Milestone Awaiting Review deleted
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

WordPress does not support any version of Internet Explorer anymore, so I'll close this ticket.

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