Motion - Config Option Webcontrol Html Output

webcontrol_html_output

  • Type: Boolean
  • Range / Valid values: on, off
  • Default: on
  • Group: Stream and Webcontrol

Enable HTML in the answer sent back to a browser connecting to the control_port. This option must be placed in motion.conf and not in a thread config file., Enable HTML in the answer sent back to a browser connecting to the control_port. This option must be placed in motion.conf and not in a thread config file.

The recommended value for most is "on" which means that you can navigate and control Motion with a normal browser. By setting this option to "off" the replies are in plain text which may be easier to parse for 3rd party programs that control Motion.
Topic revision: r2 - 07 Aug 2016, KennethLavrsen
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