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Suggestions for embedding video? WordPress


I've got a friend looking for suggestions about how to embed Flash or QuickTime videos in her blog posts. My friend knows little about WordPress, so step by step instructions are welcome. She's got raw HTML that looks like this:

<object width="560" height="340" data="" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value=""
/><param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /><param name="flashvars" value='config={"plugins":{"nginx":{"url":""}},"clip":{"provider":"nginx","autoPlay":false,"url":"","start":"24", "linkUrl":""}}'/></object>

I suggested to her using the HTML raw editor in WordPress, but she is wondering if there are solutions that do call for editing the raw HTML.

Answers (4)


Andrzej answers:

There is a plugin called Kimili Flash Embed - it provides you a shortcode like [kimili src=.. width..] which plays nicely with Wordpress editor and won't randomly brake after few edits like it might happen if you just paste naked object/embed code.

If you don't have specified SWF you wanna use as a player, try FLV embed plugin - also provides a shortcode and nice little player.


Milan Petrovic answers:

Best way is to use WordPress and it's oEmbed:

Or ProPlayer plugin:

That can help you with playing video that is uploaded on your blog. I use this plugin on some of my websites and it works great.


Oleg Butuzov answers:

[[LINK href=""]]Viper Video Quicktags[[/LINK]]

Currently supports these video sites:

* YouTube (including playlists)
* Google Video
* DailyMotion
* Vimeo
* Veoh
* Viddler
* Metacafe
* Flickr videos
* MySpaceTV

As well as these file types:

* Flash Video Files (FLV)
* QuickTime (MOV, etc.)
* Generic video files (AVI, MPEG, WMV, etc.)


Utkarsh Kukreti answers:

Will these embed codes change? Could you post another sample code?

Lawrence Krubner comments:

I can ask her.