I want to play a video inside my site itself without using any plugins.

How can I do that?

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    Can you identify what type of video? Are you talking about hosted videos on third-party services or self-hosted videos you upload into WP yourself? – Brian Fegter Oct 31 '12 at 17:45

No, that is not possible. You can use oEmbed for some video sources, but for your own video you have to decide what a player you want to use.

That’s exactly what plugins are for. There is no point in avoiding using them.


In WordPress 3.6 support for native audio and video was added. Use the shortcodes [audio src="your/url"] and [video src="your/url"] to embed these files and get proper players.

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  • Another question Does wordpress supports html5 fully? – gladson Oct 31 '12 at 17:44
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    Your theme has to do that. WordPress serves the data, the theme creates the output. – fuxia Oct 31 '12 at 17:57
  • sorry to disturb you, I want to know the plugin name that should search the contents present inside the pdf files or .doc files or any txt files ? is there any plugin like that? – gladson Oct 31 '12 at 18:00
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    1. I don’t know. 2. Please do not ask new questions in comments. 3. Plugin recommendations are off topic now, sorry. – fuxia Oct 31 '12 at 18:04

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