[Xerte] bug with YouTube captions vanishing in Chrome (under HTML5)

Pauline Ward pauline.ward at ed.ac.uk
Fri Aug 8 15:37:45 BST 2014

Don't know whether others may have noticed this behaviour already, but here
at Edinburgh we are just switching our Xerte learning object (the Mantra
course) over to deployment as HTML (i.e. zip files), and a bug seems to have


In Chrome, when you watch an embedded youtube video, the captions will only
appear while the youtube menu buttons are up. When you move your mouse away,
and the youtube menu bar disappears, the captions also vanish.


Whereas in Firefox and Internet Explorer the captions seem fine.


V strange!


Any help much appreciated, thank you.


The development version which is displaying the bug is here:


And the live version which has the normal behaviour is here:


Pauline Ward

Data Library Assistant

University of Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 651 1440 (Mon & Fri); 0131 651 5277 (Tues/Wed/Thurs).

@PaulineDataWard <https://twitter.com/paulinedataward> 


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