Video url when writing and reading json not working


i want to write ‘exercises’ into a json file and read it back later (for caching). they can contain several videos. i do so in my write json function:

foreach ($exercises as $exercise) {
        $categoryData['exercises'][] = array(
            'title' => $exercise->title(),
            'editlink' => $exercise->panel()->url(),
            'text' => $exercise->text()->kirbytext(),
            'vids' => $exercise->videos()->filterBy("extension", "mp4"),
            'dauer' => $exercise->dauer()

this ends up like this in json file


then i my template:

<?php foreach ($exercise['vids']['data'] as $videoUrl => $videoData) { ?>
                              <div class="video"> <video controls><source src="<?= $site->url() ?>/<?= $videoUrl ?>" type="video/mp4"></video></div>
                         <?php } ?>

the videos dont show up.
this is from the source code

video controls><source src="http://localhost/ueben/richard/categories/repertoire/video1.mp4" type="video/mp4"></video>

in contrast from previous version of my site using normal kirby objects the links are different and point to the media folder…

<video controls><source src="http://localhost/ueben/media/pages/richard/categories//a8f31ee611-1684178189/video2.mp4" type="video/mp4"></video>

these links work.

so i beg to ask how can i get the right video urls into my array to put into the json file?
tnx for any idea!



Exactly, the url must come from the media folder, so instead of manually generating a url, convert the files collection to an array of urls:

'vids' => $exercise->videos()->filterBy("extension", "mp4")->pluck('url', ',',),
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