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Generating Thumbnails for video

I have checked and read lot of post about one single issue that is far more complicated than it seems. I have a website that uses a lot of videos taken from wwebsite as on the internet ^^ (services ...
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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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Replace audio/video enclosure with player?

Current state: I'm parsing XML feeds into the front end and/or the back end (Admin UI), but not into the DB. Inside those feeds i place mp3- and video content, currently only as plain text (no link, ...
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Make a video post redirect to next post after completion

I want to make video posts redirect to the next video post in it's category after it's over. I use both youtube videos and directly uploaded videos both of which I already know how to pull the ...
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Implementing “Video of the Day” Feature?

I'd like to add a new area on a WordPress 3.0 site that contains a new video from YouTube each day. This video would be manually picked, and manually added each day. I'm not sure how to properly set ...
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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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Managing and Playing Large videos

I am implementing a blog to share courses, lectures, tutorials or talks. The video sizes might be bit a bit big - so i was wondering what is a good quality plugin for wordpress that would allow to ...
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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 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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Show Video in Excerpt

So I recently figured out how to change my blog page to display excerpts by changing the <?php the_content(); ?> to <?php the_excerpt(); ?> in my index.php file. I am using a custom child ...
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Get first video from the post (both embed and video shortcodes)

The goal is to grab the first video (embed or shortcode) from the post. So we need to check post content if it has embedded videos ( supported by WP ) or [video] shortcodes. Multiple videos and embeds ...
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Add video from youtube in post

I need to add video from youtube in certain place on my page. I added link in post like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXGR7puGRpg (post contains only this link), and then I added code on my page ...
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How to handle valueless attributes in shortcodes?

Some HTML elements accept valueless attributes such as <input disabled /> or <video autoplay /> How do I handle this case with shortcodes where I want to disable autoplay by default (= ...
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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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getting video dimensions

when attaching videos (eg. .flv) to a post - is it possible to query its dimensions? the problem is - i've got videos in 4:3 and 16:9 format and i need to get this information. any ideas? thanks
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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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Best Practices for Video Uploads to Wordpress

I'm working on a theme and one of the features I'm quite happy with is the slider supports background videos. The problem is however, that Wordpress (although I think it's more a PHP issue) has a ...
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How to get Poster (thumbnail) Image of Video

I'm getting all videos using the function below and it's working fine. Now I want to get the videos Poster Image (Thumbnail Image) from that video. How can I get the video Image as thumbnail? I've ...
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How can I get the [video] shortcode to allow query string parameters?

Using WordPress 4.4.2 (latest version as of writing this) I'm trying to use the [video] shortcode to show a video on my site. If I provide a url ending with the filename.mp4 it works fine: [video ...
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Getting a thumbnail for an external video as the thumbnail for a custom post type?

I saw some other similar threads but they were all for YouTube videos. I was wondering if the same could be done for videos hosted on other servers like blip. Here is an example of a blip video: ...
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disable video URL auto-embedding for a part of the post

In a post I want to add a list of URLs as a plain text. However, as some of URLs points to video sites, wordpress tries to embed those as videos. What is the way to disable this automatic embedding ...
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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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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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883 views

How to allow <video> html5 tag in Wordpress

Currently I am running a Wordpress MU blog using the Unfiltered MU plugin. However, when I try to insert an HTML5 tag, it gets stripped away. I believe it may be the WYSIWYG editor cleaning the ...
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Video Embed with Captions in Turkish

I normally embed videos by directly writing the URL in the WP built in [embed] code. Like: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p_o4aY7xkXg[/embed] But now I want this video to open automatically ...
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Videos via the video shortcode are always 640px wide?

I've run into a particular problem with the Video Shorcode of WP. I can't seem to change the size of the player with the attributes of the Shortcode. This happens on multiple sites with multiple ...
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Lightbox Plus ColorBox plugin and auto playing YouTube video

I'm using WP v3.6 and v2.6 of the plugin and using inline lightboxes to open a YouTube video embeded with an iframe. My boss wants the video to play when the lightbox opens. So originally I tried: ...
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How to generate video out of images via Wordpress plugin

I am working on Wordpress plugin which can generate video from sequence of images. I read here that we can use FFMpeg and Imagemagick (or imagick) to implement this trick. But, FFMpeg is hardly ...
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How to import my YouTube channel into WordPress?

I want to know how to import my YouTube channel into my WordPress website? Example: I have a YouTube channel with 7 videos. I want to bring all the videos into my WordPress website's sidebar. If ...
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1answer
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How to generate a featured image from a video embeded in a metabox

I have a metabox that allows me to add videos from Youtube and Vimeo on posts with video post format. I am now looking into automatically generate thumbnails for these post with video post format. ...
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485 views

Displaying all Video Post Formats to Page

I am creating a video-archive page for all the posts_format with video. Currently, I have: <?php $format = has_post_format('video', $post_id); ?> <?php if($layout != "fullwidth") { ...
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Extract an embedded video from the content

I have added a post with the post format of video and I am trying to get to video so I can display the video in one div and the text in another like <div>the embedded video</div> ...
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1answer
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Video uploaded with the native media uploader gives Error 404

I created a shortcode to make an HTML5 player insert into my post, but my problem is when I attempt to view a video that I've uploaded with the native Media Uploader, I get a file not found error. The ...
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Adding Videos as post-thumbnails (no stills, just the player in a smaller size)

I’m using Excerpts with post-thumbnails on my startsite. Adding Images is working pretty fine. But how can I embed a video from vimeo or youtube as a post-thumbnail? Just the video in a smaller size, ...
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Protecting HTML5 video [closed]

I shall explain my situation as best I can so you can see where i'm coming from. I'm working on a wordpress site for a sports team, there are loads of teams. We want to put coaching sessions on our ...
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change video icons to selected thumbnail?

added custom fields for the media edit form so users can select a thumbnail for video. All that's working fine but how can i get the default video icon on this page and in the media library to use ...
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Linking an image to open a youtube video in lightbox/fancybox in wordpress

Here is what i'm having problems with... I want to link a youtube video to start playing in a lightbox/fancybox when a person clicks an image. Kind of like this site has - http://www.adroll.com/ - if ...
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How can I remove the first video from a post and feature it?

I am trying to develop a theme in which when you select a 'video' post format, it automatically gets the first video from the post and features it (instead of where the featured image would normally ...
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wordpress 4.4 self hosted video (html5) doesn't show

I was developing WP theme on my localhost (version 4.3). The client wanted to be able to add self-hosted videos. So I wrote shortcode and implemented it in Visual Composer. Basically, this shortcode ...
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How can I echo og:video url, if the post has video content?

I would like to something simular solution like is_home() for videos. If the post has video content, the php script write out the og video url (start with https of course). In my example I imagine ...
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Wordpress get embedded/attachment video

I’m looking a way to get embedded video in PHP from WordPress post on a single.php page. I’ve implemented a slider that pulls post attachment images and would like to do the same for video. As the ...
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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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How to play amazon S3 videos in wordpress 3.6?

The latest release of WP has its own media player (mediaelement.js), to include and play a video we no more need a separate media player now. My question is How can I make the [video] shortcode work ...
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How to use the new wp_read_video_metadata function

I see in WordPress 3.6 that you can read metadata from video and audio files. I have read through the codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_read_video_metadata), and even tried to ...
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videopress videos are not displayed when loading the content with ajax in a lightbox

I'm using videopress and I'm adding the videos into posts with the videopress shortcode, and when I visit the post I can see the videos and play them, but the problem is when loading the post with ...
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Viddler oEmbed not working with specified width

I'm working on a widget that embeds videos using oEmbed and I'm testing it out using the default providers in WordPress. So far, they are all working fine, except Viddler. The video is displayed, but ...
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Upload iPhone video clips to blog via native WP app

I'm using the WordPress iPhone app, and when I upload video clips to a blog they show up in some browsers and in others not. I'm using a HTML5 video markup as a container for the clips. While mpeg-4 ...
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How to create thumbnails in wordpress with jwplayer

I can't seem to get a good answer on their site. What's the best way to create thumbnails for videos uploaded to my wordpress site? Users upload videos from the front end and I started doing this with ...
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Client system for media review?

I'm looking for a plugin, or a system, for wordpress, that would allow a client to login and see the graphic designs, video, documents, etc... that i'm currently producing for them, and allow them to ...
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Problem with JWplayer. Video is missing?

Firstly, I am new at using video with wordpress. I have installed the jwplayer plugin and using this bit of code to show the video player on the page. $video_array = explode("\r\n", ...