[html5] video poster - override default behaviour

Peter Borbely pborbely at fairfaxdigital.com.au
Thu Jul 28 15:25:45 PDT 2011

Hi there,

I need to override the default behaviour of the video tag's poster attribute, which is:
>> Notwithstanding the above, the poster frame should be preferred over nothing, but the poster frame should not be shown again after a frame of video has been shown. <<

My intended behaviour is to show the poster image after the video played as well.
The reasoning behind it is that there are a number of videos on a JS driven carousel and vanishing poster frames render the navigation on this carousel useless if the user  played even a few seconds of a particular video.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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