Plugin Flash

Use this wiki plugin to embed an .swf (Flash movie) or an MP3 audio file, or other type of video in a page.


Introduced in Tiki 1. Required parameters are in bold.
Preferences required: wikiplugin_flash
Parameters Accepted Values Description Default Since
type (blank)
Whether you want to insert a Flash from a URL, a fileId from a podcast file gallery or a link to a specific service like Youtube or Vimeo 6.1
movie url URL to the movie to include, for example, themes/mytheme/movie.swf 1
vimeo url Complete URL to the Vimeo video. Example: 6.1
youtube url Complete URL to the YouTube video. Example: 6.1
fileId digits ID of a file from a podcast gallery - will work only with podcast gallery 5.0
altimg url Image to display if Flash is not available. 10.2
height digits Height of movie in pixels (default is 350) 350 1
width digits Width of movie in pixels (default is 425) 425 1
quality (blank)
Flash video quality. Default value: high high 1


Flash Video (from Daily Motion)

This code:

{flash movie="" width="425" height="350" quality="high"}

Would produce on this site:

Google video

To add a Google video:
This code:

{flash movie="" width="425" height="350" quality="high"}

Would produce:

Make sure you use the URL has double quotes (") around it. If not, the embedded equal sign (=) will cause a problem.

If you want to use a file from the file gallery

{flash movie="tiki-download_file.php?fileId=298&display=y"}
'Do not forget the double quotes and the &display=y

Audio file


{flash movie="tikimovies/multiplayer.swf?url=http://yoururl/file.mp3&MODE=AUDIO"}

Flash in a module

If the flash does not work in a module, surround the plugin code with {literal} like this:

{literal}{flash movie="this.swf"}{/literal}


Pass extra parameters using flashvars. Example:

{flash movie="" width="50" height="50" quality="high" flashvars="path=

YouTube Playlists

To embed a YouTube playlist, get the embed URL from YouTube, remove the "PL" at the front of the video ID, then in Tiki editor, click the "flash" icon, select Flash Type: Movie URL, then enter the URL as

{flash type="url" movie=""}