Sunday, April 15, 2012
Videos can be added to the Word Press websites in very simple and easy manner. By pasting the link of the video sharing website you can embed any video in WordPress. By using the options that are available, you can do more with the videos besides sharing them. By using the below given options, you can publish your video content in a more creative manner.
1. Video Gallery
By using the word press premium plugin of video gallery, you can create the video galleries on your website or on any other post and page and you can arrange and display it in a beautiful manner. The videos can be easily uploaded from websites like YouTube and Vimeo and you can upload your own videos as well. Since HD and HTML5 are supported by the plugin, the video galleries become accessible to more visitors as it can be accessed by more number of bandwidths and devices. You can use the already present ready-to-use skins or can create your own skins for the video player and the video gallery. Other advantages of the plugin include creation of multiple video galleries, easy installation and use, support for audio files and images, different gallery views etc.
2. Video Press
Automatic can offer you the free plugin by the name Video Press which can serve the purpose of video hosting on WordPress. You can embed your video on a self hosted website or on WordPress by using the short codes. The videos are stored in the user's WordPress account. The annual fees for availing this plugin are $59.97. The price is satisfactory if you upload videos on a regular basis or the website is primarily for video content. Video-press can also offer other features like absence of advertisements, uploading of HD videos that can have a size of up to 1 GB, the option of making the video to be downloaded into different sizes and formats, support for HTML5 playback etc.
3. Video player plugin
The plugin allows your videos to be embedded and displayed on any part of the website and they can also be given options like playlist etc. FLV, YouTube, RTMP video formats as well as Audio mp3 files are supported by plugin. The page can have multiple players having various kinds of options and different kinds of looks. The configuration of the plugin is easy and there is also a support present for Google Analytics. The professional looking player can offer you a nice playlist side bar that is easy to navigate.
4. YouTube playlist plugin
By using the plugin you can make a playlist and embed the playlist into the website that is powered by WordPress. You can create a new playlist by using the video's URL, can create a new playlist on you tube or can use a playlist that already exists. Many of the behaviors of the jquery and the script can be changed by using the options of configuration. The main advantage that this plugin can offer is the usage of the Google data API which does the job of retrieving the text description of the video. These descriptions are then placed on you website which helps in its indexing and searching by the search engines like Google and Yahoo.
5. Tubepress plugin
You can give your video gallery a professional look by using Tubepress which can be described as a PHP library that is open source and which offers a free plugin for WordPress. By using the Tubepress plugin your videos can get a page dedicated to them and a video publisher can also embed the video on his/her own site. Tubepress can offer you other advantages like option of highly customizable galleries, playing of selected videos by the showcase view, use of Ajax for beautifying the search features and pagination, presence of tiny box view, playing of standalone you tube videos etc.
The plugins can be used to publish different kinds of videos and all of them have their peculiar features. There are also some plugins that can be used to display images, videos maps and forms such as light box plus and lightbox evolution. You can make your selection on the basis of your needs.