Video Shortcodes

Video Shortcodes

Normal (old-style) Video Shortcodes

This is the normal way display videos by using a Flash-based player such as FlowPlayer. Since this is using normal videos use Flash, these do not play in iPhones and iPads.

Use the HTML5 video shortcode instead unless you really want to display Flash


SWF Shortcode Explanation

[video_swf
    width=”560″     Width of the video
    height=”349″    Height of the video
    shadow=”true”   If false, no shadow will be placed below the video
    style=””        Custom CSS rules can be placed here
]
    URL of SWF
[/video_swf]

You can also use the alias &#91swf]…[/swf] for this


SWF example

[video_swf]…[/video_swf]

FLV, MP4 and M4V Shortcode Explanation

[video_flv
    width=”560″         Width of the video
    height=”349″        Height of the video
    autoplay=”false”    If true, the video plays automatically once loaded
    autobuffer=”false”  If true, the video starts buffering once loaded
    previewimage=””     The URL of the preview image (must be local and will be resized)
    shadow=”true”       If false, no shadow will be placed below the video
    style=””            Custom CSS rules can be placed here
]
    URL of FLV
[/video_flv]

The same configuration for [video_flv] also applies for [video_mp4] and [video_m4v]


FLV Example

[video_flv]…[/video_flv]

Created by InlifeThrill http://videohive.net/user/InlifeThrill


MP4 Example

[video_mp4]…[/video_mp4]

From: http://elephantsdream.org/


M4V Example

[video_m4v previewimage=”…”]…[/video_m4v]

From: http://www.bigbuckbunny.org/index.php/download/


YouTube and Vimeo Shortcode Explanation

[video_youtube
    width=”560″         Width of the video
    height=”349″        Height of the video
    autoplay=”false”    If true, the video plays automatically once loaded
    shadow=”true”       If false, no shadow will be placed below the video
    style=””            Custom CSS rules can be placed here
]
    YouTube URL
[/video_youtube]

The same configuration for [video_youtube] also applies for [video_vimeo]

YouTube URLs should be in the format of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPRv4Out7X8

Vimeo URLs should be in the format of http://vimeo.com/14952332


YouTube Example

[video_youtube]…[/video_youtube]

Vimeo Example

[video_vimeo]…[/video_vimeo]

VITAL – Saying Trailer by VITAL From: http://vimeo.com/14952332