local standalone player
Submitted by otacke on Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:09
This is an idea/wish from a session that was held at OERcamp17 in Hamburg, Germany on June 24.
- As a teacher, I want to offer students the opportunity to use h5p content offline in order to support more pedagogical scenarios.
- As a student, I want to be able to download h5p files to my device and play them without an internet connection later.
A similar feature is already mentioned in H5P's roadmap, cmp https://h5p.org/roadmap, but another option could be to create a package similar to XAMPP that runs a one-click-pre-configured web server on the local machine -- maybe with a smaller footprint using nginx.
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Fri, 07/07/2017 - 08:12
Thanks for the feedback!
Thanks for the feedback.
Would a progressive web application (with offline support) be another possible solution? (It would require internet at some point before hand).
Fri, 07/07/2017 - 08:22
I am not sure if someone from
I am not sure if someone from the conference's session is going to read this - and I was merely the messenger - but I guess that'd be an option. However, I can imagine there might as well be scenarios where even sporadic internet access cannot be taken for granted and content should be distributable offline.
Mon, 07/10/2017 - 08:28
Hi,Yea, for sure there are
Yea, for sure there are cases where distributing by e.g. a memory stick could be plausable.
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:00
Hallo, I just found this two-years old feature request.
I would like to execute my H5P archive locally on my laptop, since I'm not sure to have an Internet connection everywhere, but I would prefer not to have to install a XAMP server on my laptop.
Yes, the browser is not allowed to use local .js files... is there a workaround or a H5P player?
If you know, please, let me know.
Wed, 04/03/2019 - 03:46
Hi Giacomo,I'm afraid this is
I'm afraid this is not yet availble.
Wed, 04/03/2019 - 12:33
One possible solution: InstantWP
for local editing H5P we use a solution called InstantWP. It runs on Windows and iOS and contains:
A virtual machine which launches Alpine Linux
and a preinstalled
In this Wordpress you have to install the H5P - Plugin for Wordpress... and that's it.
This Wordpress recognizes Updates for Wordpress.
The system also recognizes updates for the H5P plugin, and the H5P-Hub recognizes updates for content types or new content types.
You can run the package also from a usb stick.
We tested InstantWP on many machines. The start tooks some time (loading a virtual machine is heavy work) but then you can view and edit H5P very comfortable.
Wed, 04/03/2019 - 15:26
Hi Hartmut,Thank you for the
Thank you for the information. I'll also look into this over the weekend.