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

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Completely disable oEmbed and auto-embed on frontend and post editor?

There are several questions on WPSE about disabling certain types of oEmbeds like YouTube videos or blog post preview tiles, or snippets meant to disable previewing them in the post editor. However, ...
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Add title attribute to oEmbed iframe for accessibility

On page https://dekamarkt.meoconcept.nl/video/ there is a video in an iframe element. This iframe element has been given a title attribute with a description, this is well taken into account. However, ...
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Wordpress get_media_embedded

test text <div class="video"> <?php $media = get_media_embedded_in_content( apply_filters( 'the_content', get_the_content() )); print_r($media); ...
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Is there any way to render the WordPress Gutenberg core/embed block in PHP by passing in the URL?

I'm trying to render the block HTML dynamically by injecting it within a core/query block. The injection is working fine using DOMDocument, but I can't find out how to render the embed HTML. I can use ...
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Is it possible to embed a wordpress tag page on wordpress?

I'm trying to use the "Embed URL" block to include another WP site's tag page on my WP page. It seems like I'm able to embed individual posts from that site (so the theme supports embedding)...
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Add class and change src type inside wp_oembed_get

So I don't know how to properly do this and I've already spent like 3+ hours attempting to figure this out, so I'm getting help from the community. What I'm trying to achieve: Add class='optanon-...
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Auto embeds don't work for attachment descriptions

I am able to paste a Youtube link into a post and have it auto embed just fine, but if I go to edit a media description, and put the link there, and then view the attachment page for that media, it ...
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Is there a way to find all posts with Youtube video embedded?

Is there a way to search all posts and pages in my WordPress site and find those who have a Youtube video embedded in them? The reason to do that is I want to disable the wp-embed.min.js but before ...
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WordPress fails to embed video URL on specific theme

My developer created custom theme for WP, and for some reason Wordpress fails to embed video URL on user-end. Everything is fine with Default WP themes, also video is fine on visual mode, but if I ...
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oEmbed in wordpress multisite not working

We've multisite on single wordpress installation. For example, Main site - testsite.com/ Sub site - testsite.com/subsite Now when I try to embed a blog from subsite into mainsite or vice verca or post ...
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How to add srcdoc attribute to YouTube oEmbed in Gutenberg oEmbed Block

First of all, let me mention that I have already looked at the following two similar questions: Is it possible to modify the default YouTube embed attributes string? Filter oembeds tags to modify ...
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oembed_cache SPAM problem [closed]

I recently found hundreds of posts with post_type oembed_cache while looking into my database. Many of them appear to be spam. I can't for the life of me figure out how there are being injected into ...
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WordPress 5.3.x YouTube oEmbed is not working

We followed Brian Fegter's answer to display YouTube videos using WordPress' oEmbed feature: // Public video. $video_url = 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1lODe0i7dNw'; require_once(ABSPATH . 'wp-...
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Post preview and oembed provider issue using polylang plugin with subdomains

[ X ] I have searched for similar issues in both open and closed tickets and cannot find a duplicate. [ X ] The issue still exists against the latest master branch of Polylang and the latest WordPress ...
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Facebook embeds fixing with functions.php

I use this code to solve the new Instagram embeds problem on my old Wordpress site: add_filter('oembed_providers', 'fr_replace_deprecated_instagram_api', 10, 1); function ...
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Embed video from streamtape using direct link

Good Afternoon, i want to embed this video in my wordpress https://streamtape.com/v/7qDqGjlQe4UA9MR/Soul_Land_03_VOSTFR.mp4 Embed code <iframe src="https://streamtape.com/e/7qDqGjlQe4UA9MR/...
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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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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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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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