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

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When oEmbed fails, display an alternative

I want to specify an alternative image that will be displayed when oEmbed fails. The specific use case is to offer an alternative when China (or other countries) block YouTube. We know the YouTube ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to remove height and width attributes from oEmbed video embeds

I was wondering if it's possible to use oEmbed that is built into the core of WP to display video embeds but somehow remove the height and width attritbutes in the output? I know the functions exist ...
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Changing Oembed max width based type of page

How do i change/filter the oembed max width settings (as set by ) admin -> media -> settings -> "Maximum embed size" before the oembed code gets executed. For example on the index pages i want it to ...
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Markup of oEmbed codes in the editor?

Is there a way to give oEmbed codes a special markup in the visual editor? In my dream implementation you paste an oEmbed-enabled url in the editor, which will then automatically replace it with a ...
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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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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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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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Wordpress refuses to show oembed URL

I need WP to show an embedded representation of a url such as http://domain.com/1121 using oembed. I have setup http://domain.com/1121 with a discovery link: <link ...
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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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How to wrap oEmbed-embedded video in DIV tags inside the_content?

I am making a Wordpress Theme for a website with video tutorials. I would like to put the video that is embedded in the content (with oEmbed) in a apart div. An example The full content (output from ...
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How to oEmbed from custom field, responsive to container size and responsive

I am using Magic Fields 2 to add custom fields/meta boxes. One custom field is for a Vimeo or YouTube video URL to be displayed. The following code oEmbeds the video URL: <?php if ...
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How to increase image size returned from Flickr oEmbed in Twenty Twelve theme

I've been using the excellent Flickr Gallery plugin for a while but while upgrading a site to WP3.5 and the Twenty Twelve theme, I stumbled across oEmbeds and notice that Flickr is supported natively. ...
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How to get the oEmbed type (audio, video, image etc.)?

If I embed something with oEmbed, is there a chance to get the type of the embed (video, audio etc.) ? If I look at www.oembed.com I see that in the JSON response there is always the data type. Any ...
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Enqueue script only if page has an oembed

I have a script that adds some styles to OEmbedded content. At the moment its running on every page. I was wondering if anyone knew how to only enqueue the script if the page has an OEmbed on it. I ...
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Adding a wrapper to the youtube embed automatically?

With newer versions of WordPress, YouTube auto oEmbeds. On this particular site I am working on, I need a unique div wrapper around the embedded iframe. I had a look in my functions.php but couldn't ...
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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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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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How add class youtube and type/html to oembed code?

How can i add : class="youtube-player" type="text/html" to iframe like : function Oembed_youtube_no_title($html,$url,$args){ $url_string = parse_url($url, PHP_URL_QUERY); ...
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Making oEmbed work on the excerpt field

How can I make oEmbed work on the excerpt field so I only have to paste the youtube url in there and then be able to echo 'get_the_excerpt()'? I also want to filter oEmbed and change the wmode but I ...
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YouTube oEmbed and privacy-enhanced mode

When you´re embed a youtube video in an iframe, you can enable the privacy-enhanced mode, so YouTube doesn´t store information about your web page visitors until they play the video. I've tried to ...
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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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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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Use oEmbed in List Items

I'm aware that WordPress has oEmbed functionality. But the content to be embedded has to be on it's own line like so: Lorem Ipsum http://www.youtube.com/link/to/content More Lorem Ipsum ...
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oEmbed not recognising Vimeo URLs

I am trying to embed a Vimeo video into a post. I am inserting the URL into the page like so. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. http//vimeo.com/1234 Lorem ipsum dolor sit ...
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WordPress oEmbed W3C Validation

I recently built a theme that utilises the oEmbed feature in WordPress. Where possible, I like my themes to validate via W3C. The content of the website is driven by Vimeo videos, so I'm getting ...
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How to modify the HTML formatting of an oEmbed link?

I am trying to add oEmbed DeviantArt integration to a custom theme. I found that first step is quite easy, I added wp_oembed_add_provider( 'http://*.deviantart.com/#/d*', ...
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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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Display oEmbed in the_excerpt

I am currently adding add_filter('the_excerpt', array($wp_embed, 'autoembed'), 9); to my functions.php file to no avail any other suggestions would be great. Also if I add $content-width to ...
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Use Auto Embed with get_post()

I have PHP script outside the WordPress directory where I'm getting the content of a specific post and now trying to apply the oembed filter on it: include('../wp-load.php'); $thePost = get_post(42, ...
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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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Is there a built in function to see if a URLis oEmbed Compatible?

I want to be able to take a url and see if the domain is one of the ones Wordpress supports to add embeds via oEmbed. Is there a built in function that does this in WordPress or would I need to ...
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OEMBED seems to have stopped working

I had upgraded from 3.0 to 3.1 and oembed worked normally. All of a sudden I've lost embedding when directly pasting video url into the editor. My embed setting is selected under "media". Any ideas ...
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Add parameter (time) to oembed

I need to add a time parameter to the YouTube oEmbed callback. This time parameter should be set via URL. I found various answers which describe how to hook into the oEmbed callback, but none of them ...
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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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Problems using WP's oembed function + Instagram + AJAX

I am using a modal to load post content via AJAX. Inside the post's template I am using wp_oembed_get() to embed different types of media (YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, and Instagram). Everything is ...
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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 oembed provider

I want to add oembed provider to my buddypress activity content I found this function <?php wp_oembed_add_provider( $format, $provider, $regex ); ?> I know I need it to add with init filter ...
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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 use get_media_embedded_in_content function

I am trying to figure out how to use this new WordPress function. get_media_embedded_in_content (string $content); The documentation says, "a string that might contain media data" but that is too ...
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Fallback for oEmbed content

Is there any easy way to detect if an oEmbed url is still returning any content? And, if so, is there a way to replace the missing oEmbed content with some kind of fallback content? For instance, if ...
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Run oembed separately outside the_content()

I have this structure for my content.php : <div class="featured"> <!--featured image here--> </div> <h1 class="entry-title">Post Title</h1> <div ...
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Conditional check for embedded video in the_content

I have a site where single.php displays the post stuff in this order: title featured image the_content I would like to remove the featured image IF the_content includes an embedded link (f.eg. to ...
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wp_insert_post iframe missing

In my install, I used one custom page. Here I put one text field and the fck editor. This is for the title and the content. I need to insert this into a page. I used the following code $my_post = ...
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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 - ...