Since 3.2.0.beta3 update, Discourse does not show the video preview image. It shows black screen instead.
Well, you can see that in the official 3.2.0.beta3 announcement:
3.2.0.beta3: Chat grace period, category dark mode, site settings UI improvements, and more :
What’s interesting is that seems to be a breaking change, as all the videos uploaded prior to that show the previews correctly in our instance. Let’s just check some of previous posts at Discourse Meta prior to 3.2.0, where you can see video previews showing up correctly:
Horror story ahead.
We had a community manager reach out to us because they saw that the number of users on their forum was not rising as well as they were used to.
After some research we found that a lot of users that just signed up were being removed because they were deemed inactive.
This turned out to be because the setting clean_up_inactive_users_after_days was set to 1
So I clicked the history icon and saw that the setting was changed from 730 (two years) to 1,095 (three years…
@Don - any idea how to close the footer when on desktop, the mobile version works great but i can’t seem to figure out how to remove the stick element when you open the reply box on the desktop by hitting reply, it’s CSS beyond my skill level.
This was raised recently in this
Does Discourse automatically generate video thumbnails for uploaded videos?
By default, Discourse does not automatically generate video thumbnails for uploaded videos. However, the Insert Video (theme component) plugin does generate video thumbnails automatically. Is there a way to enable Discourse to automatically generate video thumbnails for uploaded videos by default?
Note: The Insert Video (theme component) plugin currently only works with MP4 videos. Support for mov, ogg, webm videos is …
I think it’s a change from this PR:
08:09PM - 05 Oct 23 UTC
Preloading just metadata is not always respected by browsers, and
Thank you, I’ll proceed to the original topic you referenced to discuss this issue. Sorry, i tried, but could not find relevant topic to mine.