Hello Hype friends!
I'm working with a website built with Hype Pro that has 3 embedded YouTube videos that are set to autoplay when they are loaded. For years, this used to work wonderfully until Google changed autoplay rules in 2018. Now, when the website loads in a browser, the videos are no longer allowed to autoplay.
I'm trying to figure out how to get them to play again! It seems all that is needed is for the site to register a button press or a user interaction and then autoplay will be allowed.
I've tried all sorts of things. I've tried to play the YouTube videos manually with a hype button (that triggers a
I've had some limited success by inserting an intro scene that forces the user to press a button to go to the next scene. If I preview the file in Hype and then refresh the browser, it works every time! But on first load it hardly works at all.
Does anyone have any ideas on how can I get this to work again?
Here is the Hype document I'm working with:
EWAO site w play button.hype.zip (1.2 MB)
I'd so appreciate any help or input.