Questions tagged [oembed]

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

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How to automatically search my entire site for any content embedded using oEmbed?

How can I carry out an automatic search of all pages/posts on my site for any content embedded using oEmbed (preferably Facebook/Instagram content)? The reason I ask is because this WPBeginner post ...
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Custom embed shows on posts but not on category pages

I added a custom embed handler for brightcove since one doesn't exist. It works fine on the post itself and the video loads, but just shows a linked url on category and blog roll pages. I am setting ...
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How to oEmbed MySite in Wordpress

Could somebody please help me understand how to debug this and what to do? In short I created a oembed provider and added it to wordpress. I see that wordpress got in response the correct json. But ...
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Styling text and images in the_content()

So I have recently started working on Wordpress and coming from a different programming background, having the logic but not being able to actually code is an issue I have been butting my head on for ...
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Worrisome oembed hits

I'm getting oembed hits to my wordpress site that look like some kind of hacking attempts. Here's an example: /wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=https%3A%2F%2FMySite.com%2Fprivacy%2F&format=xml&...
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How can I grab the video id of youtube?

I tried $videoID = wp_oembed_get( get_post_meta( get_the_ID(), 'video_url', true ) ); but that doesn't seem to do anything. I'm trying to set playlist id as the video id so the video loops itself. ...
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Cannot display the_content() after removed WordPress 5's auto embed feature (iframe & blockquote)

Novice here, please help. I made a dynamic page with Custom Post Type UI plugin where the user can input news updates. The information to be filled are date, title, and a link (a clickable button that ...
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Oembed support for private Google Drive previews

I have a wordpress intranet for my company where I want to insert previews (i.e. iframes) of some of the company's private PDF files that are stored in Google Drive. So I don't want those files to be ...
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How do I pull out an embed out of a post's content?

I wanna pull out an embed (its output) from a post. Here's what I've tried so far: Go through the post. Find any links by any regex. Look in an array to see if that link's baseline youtube is ...
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Security when outputing wp_oembed_get code

This is a code I have in a function.php action. It is responsible for getting and displaying an embed code. Typically there is a youtube link from $embed_link but it comes from a public form so it can ...
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Register Embed Handler for Padlet.com

I'm trying and failing to register an embed code for content from padlet.com (strangely it's supported in WP.com but not WP.org). A URL like https://padlet.com/cogdogblog/aos9fosbbwk4 should embed ...
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How to disable URL preview in Wordpress comments

I disabled URL embed in Wordpress using the following code in functions.php: function my_deregister_scripts(){ wp_dequeue_script( 'wp-embed' ); } add_action( 'wp_footer', 'my_deregister_scripts' ); ...
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How do I phpunit test a post output process?

I like to know how to test the html output of a post. Like WP would output it on the frontend in reality. My specific case at this point is to test oembed caching as I want to test re-caching. AFAIK ...
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How to remove the embed_footer?

I'm trying to remove the entire embed_footer from WordPress embedded posts. By adding the following code in the functions.php, I was able to remove the site title and comments icon. But still, the ...
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Applying an oEmbed filter to a custom post type

I have a function in my functions.php file which takes any embedded YouTube URL, appends &rel=0 to the end of the URL, and wraps it in a <div>. It works perfectly for YouTube URLs I paste ...
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How to modify the HTML output of Gutenberg block? (Youtube)

I'm using a headless Wordpress linked to a Nuxt projet and I like to modify the output of my Gutenblock when it's called from the REST API. Current ouput is : <!-- wp:core-embed/youtube {"url":"...
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Combine embed_oembed_html and oembed_result

I have two functions that are exactly the same, because they are applied to different filters...is there any way to combine them so I don't have to write them out twice? My code: function ...
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How to disable oembed cache service?

Today I delete all oembed records by postmeta where meta_key like '_oembed%' after 5 mins, check again the table, magic, the wordpress started to insert _oembed records again (9857 total)... Can ...
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How to set up front end editor to autoembed media for non-logged in users?

I have a series of themes that allow site visitors to contribute content as posts (they enter as drafts) from a front end editor. I have been using a technique of invisibly logging them in as an ...
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How do I keep my iframes responsive and scaled to fit their container?

This is a WordPress core question and only a CSS question as a byproduct. I am designing a theme using bootstrap. Everything looks exactly as I want it to with one exception - links embedded from my ...
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What is the correct way to obtain access to the WP_oEmbed object?

I know that WP_oEmbed is a class used by WordPress to handle oEmbeds. Is this available as a global or should I create a new instance of it? Update: I have found a function called ...
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Can I use wp_oembed_get to detect a valid embeddable link or is there a better way to do so?

I am looking for an efficient way to detect if user input is a valid embed link (and of what type). I know that one can cause WordPress to run its embed code with arbitrary input. For example, like ...
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How to register a embed handler as a fallback to a oEmbed handler?

Testing this with the Embed Gutenberg Block. In the backend it actually shows the video so this seems wrong that it behaves differently there. Registering embed handlers causes the to take priority ...
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oEmbed 404 errors when trying to use embed block

When trying to add a Youtube Embed Block in the Gutenberg editor, I'm seeing these 404 errors in the browser console: GET https://example.com/wp-json/oembed/1.0/proxy?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube....
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Advanced Custom Fields oEmbed video width and height

I'm using Advanced Custom Fields plugin and i have a oEmbed field in it where i want to display YouTube videos. This is how they look now: http://electives-abroad.org/custom-field-test/ Why do they ...
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oembed_dataparse filter not running at all for standard YouTube embed

I need to wrap a div around all YouTube embeds in posts on our WP site. WordPress version is 4.9.6 The posts in question are WooComerce products Videos are being embedded by simply pasting a YouTube ...
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What is the correct oembed provider base url for self-hosted wordpress sites

I used to have both PCsteps.gr and Lifesteps.gr on the same server with the same IP. Oembed would work by default, I could embed posts from one site to the other without any problems. However, since ...
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Remove wordpress embed share icon?

I am modifying my embed-content.php. I find the functions here to remove some oembed icons but not the share icon. I do not find a function to remove JUST the share icon on wordpress oembeds. Can ...
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Advanced Custom Fields oembed only outputs YouTube URL

Having the exact same problem as @Hjalmar on Advanced Custom Fields, but still no fix. Only the URL text displays. Tried the original ACF oembed option: <div class="embed-container"> <?...
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Why is my oembed function modifying Twitter embed?

Building a theme with Boostrap 4 and WordPress 5.0.1. Under Bootstrap's documentation for embed video the following format is required for responsive videos: <div class="embed-responsive embed-...
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Modify oembed code conditionally

My users have sprung a requirement on me that I am having some difficulty figuring out. I've tied myself up in knots trying to unravel the the logic needed. The original spec of this website I am ...
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Filter oembeds tags to modify iframe attributes

By default, when putting another WP url inside a post/page, it oEmbeds it and produces a blockquote and iframe code with the default in the front-end: <iframe class="wp-embedded-content" sandbox="...
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Load oEmbed iframe within ajax call

I'm trying to load oembed shortcode loaded via ajax. The problem is that the oembed shortcode seems to work as I have a blockquote instead of the instagram link. However the blockquote is not ...
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Instagram URL is converted into oEmbed

I have 8 Instagram URLs in this post out of which 3 are not converted into embed/iframes. I'm using Gutenberg's Instagram embed blog to add the URL's.https://blog.wwf.sg/ocean/2018/11/netflix-...
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wp_embed_register_handler to embed html files

I am creating a new Wordpress website that will contain thousands of online books and articles to read, in addition to other media, like videos. I don't want to bloat my database by pasting tens of ...
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How to make enqueue_embed_scripts work with the embed_template filter

I am currently trying to customize the display of my posts that gets embedded on other sites. I am able to have my custom template file through the embed_template filter but I can't successfully ...
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How to change the oembed “type”?

By default the oEmbed type of my wordpress posts is "rich", but I want to convert it to "Video". I spent 2+ hours trying to find the answer but with no luck, is it possible?
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oEmbed not working in WordPress

I am using custom embed URL for embedding a video. Embedding Youtube and Vimeo working really fine. But only this URL is not working. But if I add via iframeit is working. But I need to add this via ...
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Keep excerpt from stripping URLs and enable autoembed for youtube ONLY?

Is there an easy way to drop something into functions? I tried removing all filters from the_excerpt and the URLs are still being stripped (not links, but just straight URLs). I've scoured the ...
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Remove frameborder attribute from iframes

The W3C Validator outputs an error because Wordpress adds frameborder="0" to iframes. Also the Validator does not like the allow attribute. I found a similar question for Vimeo Videos: WordPress ...
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How to check If Oembed is empty or not

We often use the Oembed function provided by the Wordpress to embed media. I have a condition where I am running a loop to fetch certain posts from a custom post type, but I want to skip posts in ...
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Printing OEmbed URL based on Post selected w/o page refresh

The hardcoded HTML looks like this → <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/G4Q0oX8wquU" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe> ...
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Replace Vimeo and Youtube in from scratch theme with from-the-group-up single post template?

I've inherited a theme that uses a totally in-house post display, and doesn't use the post loop. My question is, what function do I have to feed my post content object through in order to use oEmbed ...
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oembed facebook link?

I'm trying to oembed some facebook video . . . without ay chance so far . .. I'd like to avoid any plugin for this. I went through toe documentation but nothing to do, I'm declaring in my functions....
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Why doesn't wp_oembed_get() for the video post format not work?

I have this code: <?php if ( has_post_format ('video') ) { ?> <div class="video-head"> <?php $video = get_post_meta( $post->ID, '_format_video_embed', true ); ...
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How to Hide Ancestors/Threads in Embedded Tweets

I'd like my embedded tweets to not show a parent/ancestor, for example this is how Wordpress oEmbed displays a single tweet I'd prefer all to look like: I tried this approach to filter on ...
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Add field to dashboard to update embedded URL on homepage?

I've tried searching but all the "add a dashboard widget" answers seem overcomplicated trying to do far too much -- or else they are too simple (e.g. the widget simply displays a message; does not ...
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Remove link function from oembed image or video

I would like to include oembed video on my site, but I would like to disable the link back to the original site. Is this possible? Thank you!
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How to set parameters for a Twitter post using wp_oembed_get (remove rounded borders)?

I'm very new to WordPress. I have managed to create a custom field for embedded content (using carbon fields) and oEmbed. It works by simply using the code: echo wp_oembed_get($variable); The $...
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Wordpress Mediaelement - Youtube Videos Embed Options

I have a custom field where I define the Youtube Url as a string. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VqHtEF3LPE This then becomes the src in my theme's shortcode: <?php $ysrc = get_field('...