Add a Video to a Post or Page

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When the VidEmbed plugin is activated on your site it adds a shortcode button to the posts and page editors.

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If you want to embed a video to a post or page all you have to do is click that button and a popup form will ask for all of the information needed to embed that video.

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Here is a list of the different form fields and the details for what each field is asking for.

Video URL

  • YouTube and Vimeo - Find the video on YouTube or Vimeo copy the URL from the address bar at the top of your browser.
  • Stand alone (ex. mp4,flv, mov) - Write the path to the video on S3 or another stand alone location (example: http://mysite.com/videos/video.mp4).

Video Title - This is an optional field that will place a title wrapped in h4 tags above the video.

Video Caption - This is an optional field that will place a caption wrapped in p tags below the video.

Video Width - Set the width of the video.

Video Height - Set the height of the video.

Autoplay - If this setting is checked then the video will automatically begin playing when the page is loaded.


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