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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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", ...
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fetch images and videos

Is it possible to fetch videos and images of a particular website and put it into post? i mean i am thinking of writing a function, where i will just write the website name, and then with the help of ...
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Using _e() on text inside video tags prints that text, instead of only showing when html5 <video> element is not supported

I'm creating a wordpress theme in which I'm creating a shortcode for a video. Part of the output of this shortcode is something like this: $result .= '<video class="fullWidth" width="auto" ...
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Video playing from featured image?

If I embed a YouTube video into a post, how do I put a play button over the featured image so that the video can be played without having to open the whole post? I.e Flipboard the iOS app has a ...
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Capture Webcam Video within Buddypress (and BuddyPress Media) [closed]

Has anyone had experience capturing video from a webcam and adding it to a users album inside of BuddyPress and BuddyPress Media? BuddyPress Media isn't necessary if there's a better solution BP ...
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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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YouTube Sidebar Widget - YouTube service unavailable

I'm using WordPress 3.5 and YouTube Sidebar Widget 1.3.2. The plugin display service is unavailable. Why have I encountered service unavailable? The YouTube video is set to be public and embeddable.
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How to play a video without using plugin?

I want to play a video inside my site itself without using any plugins. How can I do that?
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filter get_children to return all mime types EXCEPT 'x'

Like it says on the tin - Im trying to create a list of post attachments that includes everything except say audio, which I'll feed into a player instead. The filter needs to be generic: 'audio' ...
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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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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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get video from content

I have a post with YouTube video in it. The content is inside $content. Currently I am doing the_content() and this displays full content on my page. The page contains the list of all videos. The ...
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Wordpress 3.6 Video shortcodes in template

I understand the video shortcodes work fine when inserted into a post. Easy. What about when you want to have more control about where the video should be displayed. I would like to use something ...
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How can I determine where I want to edit in the backend (server)

My boss has a wordpress site and he wants me to give him the ability to add videos from a site called vzaar. I see the form, I see the main PHP file for editing posts. Unfortunately I can't track the ...