A protocol for allowing an embedded representation of a URL on third party sites.

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Featured Image of Video from oembed

For Wordpress, I want to auto generate thumb of the video embedded on a page using oembed? And then save it as a featured image of the post. Any idea how to do this?
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oEmbed, thumbnails and wordpress

Wordpress has wp_oembed_get, which I use to get rich media content with embed.ly. I've previously used oEmbed api calls such as this. As you can see it provides thumbnail_url, which I like to use ...
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Extract the first oembed url inserted on the content of a post

I want to extract the first oEmbed url inserted on the content of a post in order to put in a meta tag from the header, or elsewhere as a way to style it differently from the rest of the content.
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Forcing oembeds to top of post

What's the best way to force oembed (or shortcodes too) to the top of a post? I'd like to feature youtube embeds before the actual article content, regardless of where the link was inserted. Any ...
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Heartbeat API oEmbed

By default running content through the_content filter automatically checks for oEmbed content. However when returning data through heartbeat_received the filter for oEmbed doesn't seem to work. For ...
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how to create a conditional content_width for a wordpress theme?

I'm trying to create a conditional statement for the content width in the functions.php of my theme. So some categories will have a content_width of 580, some will have 900. This will make the oEmbed ...
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Modify youtube video size on one page and show another size on different page

I have to display three videos (custom post type) on my first page. When clicking on the link, the post is displayed and video should be in default width. Can you help to find out how to change width ...
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How to add new embed handler not supported by oembed

I am looking to embed videos from websites that do not offer oembed support, but the reference offered on wp codex about wp_embed_register_handler() is just too broad for someone like me. I tried ...
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How to use oEmbeds on Post Content during AJAX requests

I have an AJAX request that returns a post. The post_content has links to Twitter, YouTube, TED and other platforms that are registered as oEmbed providers in a default, vanilla WordPress install. By ...
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How to Replace YouTube Videos with a “Click to Play” Thumbnail?

I use a lot of embedded videos (via oembed) on my blog, and that can slow down page loads. Is there a way to automatically replace YouTube (and other) videos with a thumbnail (preferably the post's ...
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Apply the_content filter to a custom field with multiple values

I have a custom meta box set up that allows users to paste the Youtube URL of a video so that it can be embedded into a post/page. The meta box can be repeated so that a user can add as few or as ...
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Set first oembed in post to a global variable or function

I have a function that gets the first oembed in the post. I got the code from this related post. add_filter('embed_oembed_html', 'my_function',10,4); function my_function( $cache, $url, $attr, ...
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Displaying oEmbed errors?

Sometimes embedding an item via oEmbed is not possible, for example when a YouTube video has embedding disabled. The oEmbed service will return a 401 Unauthorized, and the code will not be converted. ...
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oEmbed vimeo with add_query_arg parameters not inserted to HTML

I'm trying to add some parameters to oEmbeded Vimeo videos on my homepage template. I used the solution (with add_query_arg) that @splashingpixels suggested here: Add parameters vimeo videos using ...
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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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Detecting Embed URLs Within post_content

I need to change the way WP outputs html when given an embed URL within the content. Example content within the WP editor: This is standard content and will be wrapped in a 'p' tag. But check out ...
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Add parameters vimeo videos using wordpress embeds

I am using a custom field to embed any supported video on Wordpress so for example the user enters a video address on the custom field box : http://vimeo.com/72104173 and I implemented the ...
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How to center oEmbedded content

I understand you have to paste the link that you're embedding without any code wrapping around it, but how do I force the embedded content to be centered? Currently, the default is aligning to the ...
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oEmbed youtube video aspect ratio

When I insert youtube video in my post by just putting the link(http://youtu.be/KvtkknNawCQ). The video aspect ratio becomes 4:3. How can I change to 16:9?