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Setting a post's featured image from an embedded YouTube video

If I create a post that has an embedded YouTube video in it (so all I do is paste the YouTube URL into the post and let Wordpress automatically embed it for me), is there a way to have the thumbnail ...
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How do I embed youtube videos with https instead of http in the URL?

I'm running a site that only communicates over SSL/https so if I embed a youtube video using http I will get an error message saying the site is'nt fully secure. Is it possible to rewrite something so ...
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How can I change Max Embed Size in WordPress 3.5?

after updating to WordPress 3.5 my automatic embeds are limited to a width of 500px, and the settings for this size have been removed with WordPress 3.5 Also, I can't find the Values in the ...
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Use [embed] filter in template files

WordPress autmatically embeds a youtube video's if I use: [embed] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xog1T5dUxcw [/embed ] This is great, but it doesn't work if I use it in an template file. I have a ...
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TED talks shortcode not working

I am trying to embed a Ted talk video using the shortcode: [ted id=myid] But it's not working. It shows the text instead of the video. Is there any configuration I need to check to make it work?
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How to embed page content in a blog post

I've built an HTML table that is posted on a page in my site, and I'd like to use that same content inside a blog post (something of an announcement of the table's publication). The table is likely to ...
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WP Oembed not passing through the “autoplay=1” variable

I'm having a problem here: I am passing this through a custom field: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6P1Q-UycHA&autoplay=1 (notice the autoplay=1) But when I load the video on my theme using ...
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Video Embed in Sidebar Widget with Links to Others in Category

I am trying to re-create the sidebar widget found here: http://www.clinicalforensicpsychology.org/ The links below the shown video are linked to the post category "videos". I have tried most every ...
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Do_Shortcode not working for Embed

I'm trying to use Custom Field types to embed Youtube videos in a more organized fashion and using the Do_Shortcode() would seem to work perfectly, however this: <?php echo ...
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Set wmode attribute to transparent for the embed shortcode to make drop-down menu hover over YouTube embed in Internet Explorer

When you hover over my drop-down menu using IE8 or IE9, the menu div will display behind the YouTube embedment. It works fine on all other browsers. Upon research, I found out that many others have ...
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Embed iframe or html page into dashboard widget

I was wondering if it would be possible to embed an html page or add an iframe into a dashboard widget. I have a multi author blog and i want to make my admin section a simple as possible for some of ...
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Add a YouTube or Vimeo video as a post attachment?

I'm developing a gallery plugin and I was wondering if I could add a YouTube and Vimeo "embed" option to the media uploader to be able to add YouTube and Vimeo videos as attachments to a post instead ...
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Get all Youtube video's from posts and embed them on a different page

Is this possible? I want to let it check all my posts to see if there is a embedded Youtube video. If so, I want to show that on a different page, embedded and linking to that particular post... I ...
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Youtube parameters within WordPress embed code?

Ok, so I want to embed youtube videos but also remove the annoying annotations. The following code works great from to embed the video [embed width="599" height="360"]youtube.com/watch?v=mNf0v2WkV0U ...
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Should I use custom post types for a front page video feature (vimeo)?

I'd like to create a front page video feature that embeds a vimeo video of the users choosing. I'd like the user to only have to input the video code. For instance, for http://vimeo.com/24474320 - ...
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Convert Wordpress.com embed links to normal embeds

I've given the task of moving several well established blogs from wordpress.com into an independent hosting using Wordpress. Wordpress.com uses a special parser for taking stuff like this: ...
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How to create a static player top or bottom of wordpress?

I'm creating two websites, one radio station and one bands website. I want to add a player (already have a php with the player in it) to the top of the page, like a frame. The main point is to have ...
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add_filter to youtube embeds?

hey guys, when posting a youtube video link in the backend (in a post or a page) wordpress is automatically creating the embed code for me. Is it possible to add a filter to that? I'd love to change ...
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Any way to use a custom Parameter for youtube embed without using an iframe?

I do not want to display the titles of videos I embed on my wordpress site. The way I've been doing this is using the embed link, inserting the iframe in the wordpress post and adding the custom ...
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Search XML file from within Wordpress?

We use Jira internally for an defect mgmt system. We want to provide defect tracking to our clients. We cannot expose Jira to the web, but we do have our main site hosted on WP 3.2.1 I can export a ...
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WordPress keeps altering my embed code

Every time I edit a WordPress post or page that has a google map embedded in it - useing the "visual" edit mode - wordpress deletes part of the data. for example: this <iframe width="425" ...
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Embeding YouTube video via a template function throws iframe cross-domain policy error

I'm using Wordpress 3.5 which natively supports embeds into posts and pages from many sites, YouTube included. When I embed a Youtube video directly onto a post or a page (by simply copying and ...
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extra text in Vimeo Embedded videos

For a WordPress site I am working on, there is a jquery slider (based on the coda slider) where videos are presented. All of the videos are from Vimeo. If a video is playing and someone slides to the ...
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Embed tag length issues

I have a pdf in my media library that I am trying to embed on a page. The width works fine but the length does not. I am trying to basically represent 8.5 x 11 on the screen. As it is only about 3-4 ...
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Embed Post in external page

I am wanting to create a page that can be embedded in other sites with an embed script like this: <iframe ...
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Get post attachment images dimension and use in embed code

I am trying to make things work like where any post attachment image will generate embed code automatically. Example: If I upload and add two images 1. 250x150 2. 600 x 160 and insert into post. Now ...
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How can I force oEmbed to display fixed height & width dimensions?

I'm trying to explore new ways of embedding videos on to my site as a few of my contributors are having trouble viewing flash embeds when they use the preview function. Ideally it would be easiest to ...
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How to overwrite youtube embed?

I really like how you can just paste a URL right into the post... such as: http://youtube.com/watch?v=xyz or http://vimeo.com/123456 What I want to do is change the default code for this to support ...
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Can I force all uploaded images to be reduced in quality?

There is a blog where high quality images (300KB at 800x550) are being uploaded and embedded at Full Size. Wordpress will just use the exact uploaded picture when you embed at Full Size. This makes ...
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Embed 'New Post' Form Inside 'New Post' Form

Is it possible to embed a 'New Post' form for one Custom Post Type inside of a 'New Post' form for another Custom Post Type? When a user adds a new post for the custom type 'Event', they should also ...
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Outside url for post content

I'm creating a widget to embed from outside of wordpress that will contain the post content. I don't want to use the permalink because that will include the whole page. I'm thinking I can grab the ...
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How to display an RSS feed widget inside a page?

I have an RSS feed (link) that I would like to display as a widget inside one of my posts. The wordpress RSS widget already does that on the sidebar, is there some solution to have it in the post? ...
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Images not showing on blog

This morning most of the images on my wordpress blog (http://records.photodharma.net) have stopped loading. This even happening on embeds. All the images here are embedded: ...
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want to stop stripping out from my post content

I have installed wordpress for my site. I am trying to insert posts using function wp_insert_post() from my self-made script. content of my post contains video-embed code of google. <object ...
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How to change the way wp_embed handles only youtube videos?

What i'm trying to do is have youtube videos show a div when they stop playing. Wordpress replaces youtube links automatically with embed code. Instead I'd like to replace it with something like: ...
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Any way to use a custom Parameter for vimeo embed without using an iframe?

I am trying to get some oembed parameters attached to my Vimeo clips. I tried to get it going using the following two instructions: Passing Parameters to a Vimeo link in a WordPress Custom Field - ...
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How can I replace an oEmbed URL in post with actual embed HTML

What I want is to get the output of the Twitter oEmbed system into my actual posts. IMHO the embed output itself is high-quality, semantic HTML and I'd rather have it inside the post than in the embed ...
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Responsive Embeds using default embed shortcode

Can someone explain how to make embed shortcode responsive? http://codex.wordpress.org/Embeds
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How to configure Buddypress Activity Plus to work with front end posting?

I would like to use the feature of Buddypress Activity Plus on the front end posting code by Voodoopress. This plugin supports automated rich media embed (when a user posts a link on the activity ...
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Embed IPB forums to wordpress page

I have a community that is really forum driven, and after messing with most major content management systems, I've really liked Wordpress for Its front news pages/blog posts. The issue that I'm ...
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Receiving uploaded files from Gravity Forms and Embedding + Creating File Content Preview [closed]

I'm working with Gravity Forms to allow unregistered users to upload various file types: A. Actually files like PPT, PDF, DOC, PNG B. Entering a URL of an existing Youtube video The form we created ...
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Applying automatic link class to images embedded to posts

I'd really love to be able to conditionally apply a CSS class to link elements of images embedded into posts, but I can't seem to figure this one out. Basically what I'd like to achieve is to replace ...
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How do I embed a YouTube video in WordPress 3.0?

I've upgraded to version 3.0. My site is wordswithfriends.net My administration panel looks like the following I thought there was supposed to be a special YouTube button which I don't seem to ...
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Gist shortcode is not working

I freshly installed a brand new Wordpress for testing purpose as I am intending to refresh my current website. One of the requirement I have is to be able to embed code from Gist. Following the ...
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Embed YouTube video from custom field value

I'm collecting Youtube video links in custom fields, but when I echo out the value it just prints the URL. How do I get WordPress to convert it to be embedded? Example: <?php global $post; ...
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How to embed .mp4 videos in a WordPress post?

I want to embed a video that was converted to mp4 from wmv, using ffmpeg. The video of course plays fine in VLC. However, it's being quite a pain to embed it in a WP post. I've tried using a variety ...
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How to embed local video in a wordpress post

How can I embed videos (wmv, mp4, mpg, flv) to my post from the local server. I am using WordPress 3.1.1 version. I have searched for wordpress plugins which supports this kind of feature but couldn't ...
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WordPress Template Part in iFrame

(As a preface, I know this is going to sound absurd, but please bear with me. I'm aware this is unideal and atypical.) What I need to do is put wp_nav_menu inside an iFrame so I can view it on a ...
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vimeo/youtube video embed with thumbnails

Is there a way to get wordpress to embed Vimeo, YouTube videos like tumblr with a thumbnail and then to play without the player buttons? examples - http://ascender.tumblr.com/ ...
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Div around YouTube video

My posts have YouTube embedded videos in the form of: <object width="600" height="400" classid="clsid:d27cdb6e-ae6d-11cf-96b8-444553540000" ...