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dailymotion plugin

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plugin Create Dailymotion embedded video object from ID.

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This extension is marked as obsoleted. Therefore it is hidden in the Extension Manager and the extension listing. Furthermore, it is candidate for removal.

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This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Similar to dailymotion_videozap, flashplayer, flowplay, html5video, video, vshare, youtube

Tagged with !obsolete, embed, flash, media, video

Flash is not available anymore in browsers. Embedding videos from many video sites like Dailymotion can be done with vshare plugin.


This DokuWiki plugin creates a link and embed a Dailymotion movie in an Wiki page. User can embed movies just specifying the movie ID with simple syntax.

This plugin is based on the Youtube plugin written by Ikuo Obataya.



ID is given by Dailymotion.

SIZE is either small, medium or large. Default: medium.


Wiki syntax





Source code

Here is the source code:

 * Plugin Dailymotion: Create Dailymotion embedded video object from ID.
 * @license    GPL v3 (
 * @author     Christophe Benz
 * Based on the Youtube plugin written by Ikuo Obataya.
if(!defined('DOKU_INC')) die();
if(!defined('DOKU_PLUGIN')) define('DOKU_PLUGIN',DOKU_INC.'lib/plugins/');
class syntax_plugin_dailymotion extends DokuWiki_Syntax_Plugin {
  function getInfo(){
    return array(
      'author' => 'Christophe Benz',
      'email'  => 'cbenz _AT_ easter-eggs _DOT_ com',
      'date'   => '2008-12-08',
      'name'   => 'Dailymotion Plugin',
      'desc'   => 'Create Dailymotion embedded video object from ID.',
      'url'    => '',
  function getType() { return 'substition'; }
  function getSort() { return 159; }
  function connectTo($mode) { $this->Lexer->addSpecialPattern('\{\{dailymotion>[^}]*\}\}', $mode, 'plugin_dailymotion'); }
   * Handle the match
  function handle($match, $state, $pos, &$handler){
    $params = substr($match, strlen('{{dailymotion>'), - strlen('}}') ); // Strip markup
    return array($state, explode(':', $params));
   * Create output
  function render($mode, &$renderer, $data) {
    if($mode == 'xhtml'){
      list($state, $params) = $data;
      list($dailymotion_id, $video_size) = $params;
      if(preg_match('/^\w+$/', $dailymotion_id) == 0) {
        $renderer->doc .= 'Error: Dailymotion ID must be alphanumeric. Given value: ' . htmlentities($dailymotion_id);
        return false;
      if(is_null($video_size) or ! in_array($video_size, array('small', 'medium', 'large'))) {
        $video_size = 'medium';
      $url = '';
      $obj_dimensions['small']  = array('w' => 200, 'h' => 166);
      $obj_dimensions['medium'] = array('w' => 420, 'h' => 331);
      $obj_dimensions['large']  = array('w' => 520, 'h' => 406);
      $width  = $obj_dimensions[$video_size]['w'];
      $height = $obj_dimensions[$video_size]['h'];
      $obj  = '<div>';
      $obj .= '<object width="' . $width . '" height="' . $height . '">';
      $obj .= '<param name="movie" value="' . $url . htmlentities($dailymotion_id) . '"></param>';
      $obj .= '<param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param>';
      $obj .= '<param name="allowScriptAccess" value="always"></param>';
      $obj .= '<embed src="' . $url . htmlentities($dailymotion_id) . '" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"'
        . ' width="' . $width . '" height="' . $height
        . '" allowFullScreen="true" allowScriptAccess="always"></embed>';
      $obj .= '<param name="movie" value="' . $url . htmlentities($dailymotion_id) . '"></param>';
      $obj .= '<param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param>';
      $obj .= '</object>';
      $obj .= '</div>';
      $renderer->doc .= $obj;
      return true;
    return false;

PS: do not add a newline at the end of file


Paste the source code in a file named syntax.php and put it the lib/plugins/dailymotion directory of your DokuWiki installation.

plugin/dailymotion.txt · Last modified: 2022-01-29 12:01 by Klap-in

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