Below you see an embedded (rather stupid and pointless) video clip from my PeerTube instance.
I had some problems getting it to play reliably. So I asked the wonderful Mastodon community to help me.
Asking for help
And boy, did they help! In a matter of minutes! Some had my exact problem (spinning, never playing), some could get it to play when clicking on the timeline. It was quite a mess. Along comes Chocobozzz with the solution. Switch my PeerTube instance to HLS1transcoding and try again.
Set transcoding to HLS
I still need to fix the CSS on this blog for a nice looking caption, but the more important part, the embedding, works.
And just like that - it works! You all don’t know what misery you brought upon yourself. I might start sharing moving pictures on my blog now. You have been warned :)
So I thank my wonderful community over on Mastodon for again delivering immediate, friendly and solution driven feedback! Now to go record some videos …