HTML5 Player for Clip-Bucket v2.6


Nowadays it is essential for a website to be mobile compatible, as more and more users are stopping to use computer but their mobiles. With this tutorial you will use a video player capable of streaming videos in mobile devices. Tested in v2.6.

**Remember to back up your files, in case you later want to revert changes**

1. Download http://arvixeclipbucket[dot]com/Arvixe/~KEEP/

2. Upload all the files to the players directory of your Clip-Bucket installation – ./player/* – (overwriting when prompted)

3. Log into your admin_area (http://yoursite.tld/admin_area)
4. In the left column, click on Players Manager, under the Templates and Players tab
5. Activate “JWPLAYER 5.9 HTML5 —”

There you go! You’re website will now use the HTML5 version of JW Player 5.9. You can add skins in ./players/html5player/skins/* to give it a different look. Should you have any questions, please let me know. Article suggestions are welcome too!

Best Regards,


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Richi González

I started programming when I was 12. I'm a Developer and have been working with the Clip-Bucket script since it came out. I'm the Liaison between Arvixe and Clip-Bucket, so anything you need regarding Clip-Bucket or any particular computer-related subject you need, let me know so I can assist you.

22 Comments on HTML5 Player for Clip-Bucket v2.6

  1. mincho says:

    Hi, Richi
    I upload the player folder and i can choose the new player at the admin area, but when i go to the homepage, the player shows this error:
    Fatal error: Call to undefined function get_normal_vid() in /home/artf5/public_html/player/CB_html5_player/html5_player.php on line 35


  2. krejci Jan says:

    Hello Richi,
    thank you very much for your nice articles about clipbucket. I tuned clipbucket quite well according your posts also.. I also upgraded my based on this article but mthe quality of video is very low..I am trying tu upload mp4 file (hd) and after conversion on the web is bad quality. Can you help me with correct settings?

  3. tony says:

    cool great mob videos converting fine but the html 5 player does not work on mobiles

  4. I have uploaded the .zip file to myPhp Clipbucket. Then this happened:

    There seems to be an error in your SQL query. The MySQL server error output below, if there is any, may also help you in diagnosing the problem.

    ERROR: Unclosed quote @ 268
    STR: ‘
    SQL: This will make your Clip-Bucket website convert videos into MP4 format and then use the HTML5 version of JW Player 5.9 to stream them in mobile devices. -Special thanks for Mike Barry-

    MySQL said: Documentation
    #1064 – You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near ‘This will make your Clip-Bucket website convert videos into MP4 format and then ‘ at line 1

    • Hello,

      It looks like you are trying to import the README file to your database. That file is not be imported, but used as a guide to configure your HTML5 player. Should you have any questions, let me know.


  5. Dennis says:

    Hello Richi, can you please contact me at I need someone who can fix few things at my web site. Running for last 6 years using CB. Please let me know.
    Kind Regards, Dennis

  6. Erik Martin says:

    This is cool, but I’ve always had problems with jw player where the video sometimes play really small in the player, any help on how to fix it?

    Email me at:

  7. Matthew says:


    I couldnt find html5 player on Players Manager tab. Need help.

    Thank You

  8. paul says:

    We have cb 2.6 installed along with this html5 player which works great on ipads and iphones for most videos but we have noticed alot of videos which was already on the system that play as .flv do not play.

    How do we fix this issue?

  9. sam says:

    I have uploaded the player and it is playing in Desktop but in mobile it is showing an error “couldn’t load the plugin”

    Any idea?

  10. Mani says:

    Hi, i did exactly but not working on mobile.It downloads the file when you try to play.

  11. Decker says:


    I have followed all the what i got is only 1 video playing on mobile no other video plays, error “Unable to play video…..Sorry, this video cannot be played”…all the videos are mp4. All videos were already uploaded…and only 1 is playing…uploaded couple of more to check but same result..not playing…


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