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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Extending the media content object for more rendering options

While the media object is really powerful, occasionally, you may need a specialized method for rendering files. Luckily, the object is extensible. In this recipe, we will create a new plugin for rendering audio files.

Getting ready

As we will be creating a new extension, make sure Kickstarter is installed.

We will be using SoundManager 2 JavaScript code as an example. You can integrate any other audio or video plugin into the media object. To learn more about SoundManager 2, visit http://www.schillmania.com/projects/soundmanager2/.

How to do it...

  1. Go to the Extension Manager module, then Create new Extension.
  2. Enter your extension key, and be sure to register the key, so no one else uses it. ...

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