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Wordpress video js error this.mediaElement.play is not a function

I am using the video.js library in WordPress it causes an error (ERROR: TypeError: this.mediaElement.play is not a function) since I have installed themify builder plugin. Error picture attached. Can ...
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Change default Video Player without Plugin

We all know there are various types of plugins to EMBED Video Players. My issue is, that I have a Theme, which links the Videos only with a link and not with some kinda Plugin. Is there any possible ...
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Embedding local video in Wordpress comments

I'm trying to embed a video file (from Media Library) in a comment. Adding the default code currently used in Posts didn't work: [video width="1280" height="718" mp4="https://...
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Changing video image links

I am new to WordPress sites, and my website has a theme on the home page. It includes a video image link. I want to change this to just a standard image, which when clicks takes the user to a ...
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Proceed to the next video of the custom post type but remain on the same post

So I have a custom post type in WordPress that displays html5 videos. Is there a way I could automatically play the next video once it's over and still remain on the same post? I'm thinking something ...
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Hide download option video shortcode

Is there a way to hide the video download option (not all the controls) with the shortcode [video]?
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Does the default Wordpress video player support closed captions?

We want to used closed captions on a video so people can turn them on/off in the player like you do in Youtube. We aren't hosting this particular video on Youtube; it will just be uploaded to the site ...
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Video size and border radius using a shortcode

How can I remove the style attribute from the <video> tag? I embedded a video on the front page using the video shortcode and applied a border-radius to it with CSS. It looks good. I modified ...
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possibility to control embedded video timeline with buttons and links external to the player

I am a designer working on a Wordpress website, currently, I need to make a page where there can be displayed an external video (can be from almost any URL) but I want to include some functionality ...
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Divi - How can we show background video on mobile

By default, Divi theme forcibly stops background videos from ever displaying on mobile devices. Is there a way around this, even if not all devices are supported, at least to show the mp4/webm to the ...
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How do i disable or Remove the Native Wordpress Video Player?

Any idea on how I can totally disable or entirely remove the default/Native Wordpress video player?
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Vimeo video play button color function

In the page editor I pasted a Vimeo link: https://vimeo.com/253989945 Which generates the following: <iframe title="Breakaway Music video Shot on the Canon 7D" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/...
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how to make video autoplay in widget

I'm using .mp4 video in widget as an alternative for GIF to speed up my load time. My question is, how can I make the video autoplay and looping without using a plugin?
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Auto Resize embedded videos player

Hi I am importing videos through xml feed - But from one source, the video player is too wide and the sidebar ads overlap it. The code I found on the single.php is <div class="video_player"> &...
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How would you implement a CTA infront of a videoplayer? [closed]

My goal is to place a call-to-action button in front of a YouTube video. Actually I'm placing this CTA above the video with an arrow between, but this looks ugly... I want to make a button in front ...
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How to prevent users to download videos from lms website?

I want to develop a wordpress lms website that support woocommerce payment gateways. I've found some themes and plugins like: learnpress, wplms and much more Some of them doesn't support uploading ...
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How To Replace Wordpress Native Player With Fluid Player? [closed]

I Want To Replace My Wordpress Native Video Player (Default Video Player) With Fluid player because i want to Display VAST Advertising on my videos. So How To Replace Wordpress Native Video Player ...
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Adding video to a Wordpress website [closed]

I have just configured a new Wordpress install, and everything is working correctly. The only difference between this site and the other Wordpress sites that I run is this one is going to be heavily ...
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JQuery modal not loading video on popup, only displaying it after multiple reopenings

I am trying to load a PHP function into a modal, containing a video. I'm currently using jquerymodal.com's plugin to achieve that. Here's the current .js code I'm using: https://jmp.sh/v/...
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Encoding video without exec function

I use ffmpeg to encode videos that i upload to my website, it works fine but the problem is that it requires exec function on host enabled, my host provider says enabling this function is a security ...
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Video Short Code and Media Fragments URI

It looks like Wordpress video short code does not support media fragments URI (.e.g. appending #t=10 for the video src for example), so something like this wont work: [video width="854" height="480" ...
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Capture mediaelement events

I'm trying to capture a couple of media element player events to no avail. There's a great API list of events available, but little documentation on how to implement. No examples. Here's what I've ...
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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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Set featured image for video thumbnail automaticlly

I have a lot of post in my site each one has feature image and embeds video could I set all featured images for video thumbnail automatically, via the function or something else?
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Play videos with buffering in my server

I want to play videos on my WordPress page. But my videos are on my server. How can I offer to viewers play the videos with buffering like youtube (if you internet its low you can see it in 720p or ...
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Stop Vimeo video with javascript - inside a loop and using a modal window

Good night everyone, im trying to make a vimeo video stop when a tag are clicked. A modal window are called inside a "while loop". I found a code that use the vimeo api (http://jsfiddle.net/joan_r/...
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Default subtitle for videos

How can I set the default subtitle in wordpress videos? Here is the shortcode that wp created after adding a video with a subtitle from media: [video width="960" height="540" mp4="...
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Trying to remove the download button on Wordpress Native Video Player?

Can I remove the download button in the Wordpress Native Video Player? I don't want to encourage people to download my video's.
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Resizing built-in wordpress video not working! [closed]

http://imgur.com/0JEhrvI I'm using the wordpress video plugin and it's not resizing the video when I do it inline of the shortcode & when I try doing it from the styles.css. I also tried using ...
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How to Replace the WordPress Featured Image with a Video?

I need to replace featured images on pages with a video if certain posts contain a video from YouTube, Vimeo, other video hosting services allowed by WordPress. Here's the pseudo code that I want to ...
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How to make native video player full width?

This is what I have now: I want the video player to take up the whole horizontal space and stretch width 100%. The video should also stay responsive, filling the whole video player area. I fallowed ...
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How does mediaelement.js work in WordPress?

Is it automatically loaded for newly developed themes? Or should I enqueue it? I'm developing a theme and video player doesn't seem to be working properly. Should mediaelement.js be included in ...
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How to load mediaelement.js in theme template?

I'm developing a video oriented theme. I need to include native WordPress video player in my page template. This is what I'm doing: $video url comes from a custom field. It outputs the video file url ...
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Native Wordpress Video Shortcode Not Working After Post is Loaded via Ajax

I'm loading post content into a modal via ajax. Some of the post have video that is added via the wordpress native video shortcode. The video shows up in the post, but none of the mediaElement.js mark-...
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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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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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Soundcloud Smart Player

I have a lyrics website on WordPress with thousands of lyrics, and I am looking to embed a player on each one. But I have realised it would be tedious and time consuming to do that. How would I ...
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Which are the MediaElement.js scripts to enqueue

I'm loading (paging) posts with ajax, so I want to be able to render videos using MediaElement.js on newly appended content. I already have my script working but is failing if no video posts are ...
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Video shortcode outside WordPress not working with IE and mediaelement's Flash fallback

I'm using WordPress shortcodes outside the installation folder (specifically the video shortcode) to play locally hosted videos, but I have a problem with IE. The videos are loading fine with HTML5 ...
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WordPress keeps autoplaying my Youtube-Links no matter what I write

WordPress (with the LayerSlider plugin) keeps autoplaying my video no matter what code I use. Here's the embed-Link for the video: <iframe width="840" height="473" src="http://www.youtube.com/...
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Video Player for Free WordPress Site [closed]

I want to play video from the link to the mp4 file itself on a free wordpress site. Can you tell me how to do that
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Vimeo video embeds doesnt seem to work with ACF [closed]

I was trying to embed a vimeo link into a site using ACF custom fields and I am not getting anything in the front end but just a blank space as shown below. I tried multiple approaches including a ...
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Get YouTube video id from url in a custom field

Here's the scenario, I have a site with thousands of YouTube video posts which are stored in a custom field 'video_url' which is being used in a custom video player. The custom player I'm using now ...
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How to Implement Responsive YouTube Video Framing? [closed]

I am using the YouTube embed functions to place my video inside my wordpress single post page. I do not want to use oEmbed because it gives me less custimization with hiding the information bar, ...
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Video Shortcode Only Returning a Link

I am trying to dynamically load a video in the media library using the built in MediaElement player. To do this, I am using the do_shortcode() function to run the [video] shortcode and build up the ...
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How to disable 'enclosure' custom field link from appearing in the post

Seems like there is no way to delete the custom field 'enclosure' (if I delete it in a post, as soon as I press update it will appear again). OK, but how can I remove the link to the video file (my-...
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Static image for embedded YouTube video instead of blank player?

Thanks to this answer I have embedded a YouTube video in a Text Widget using [video src="http://youtu.be/JQ_2De2cnzI&rel=0&showinfo=0"] However it displays as this blank player when the ...
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Embed .mov file via 'Add Media' not working

I know since WP 3.6 we've been able to upload and embed various file formats and that the 'Add Media' button effectively implements the correct media embed shortcode for us. I'm having a problem in ...
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How do I control video media display sizing with native wordpress player

I was hoping to use the native wordpress video player, but I'd like to 'expand' the video size on the page. Is that possible? I can't seem to make this work. Actual MP4 video size = 640 x 360 ...
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JW Player - How to genrate RSS of video playlist in wordpress

I am planning to use JW player in wordpress. If it is a single video it works fine. For playlist JW is expecting .rss file. How can i generate video playlist rss in worpress ? I saw some built in ...
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