Feature: Support for embedded HTML5 audio and media


Ability for OPAC to use 856 tag to generate HTML5 code that embeds a media player on screen

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Software Rundown

Software Status Notes
Evergreen 2.8 (2015) ?
Koha 3.20 (2015) YES

System uses MARC field 856 to generate the appropriate HTML5 code to embed a media player for the file(s) in a tab in the OPAC and staff client detail view. This supports the HTML5 and element, and adds basic support for the element, though the latter is not well-supported on current browsers. This feature is controlled by the HTML5MediaEnabled and HTML-5MediaExtensions sysprefs. In release 3.12.