Unable to play video in script editor or CEWP

Jayashri Thorat 351 Reputation points


I have tried adding embed code for video file using Script Editor web part & also CEWP but in Chrome browser it's asking for "Silverlight Plugin"

Can you please guide on this.
Thanking you in advance.


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  1. JoyZ 18,041 Reputation points

    Hi @Jayashri Thorat ,

    Microsoft Silverlight is no longer supported on Chrome version 45 or a later version of Chrome.

    Try to use the browser supported Microsoft Silverlight or use Embed web part(Which works on modern page) to display mp4 file on your SharePoint page:



    From your description, you are using the classic page of SharePoint online, please refer to the simple test with content editor web part for your reference:

    1) I upload the SampleVideo to the SiteAssets library.

    2) Edit the content source like this, remember to change the site name for yourself:
    3)Result in chrome browser:

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  2. Jayashri Thorat 351 Reputation points

    Hi, sorry for late reply. I have tried doing the way you have mentioned but it did not work still .
    I am able to add video as mentioned by you, seems like below:

    And when I try to click on play button then it appears like below:

    Please guide me further