WordPress doesn’t offer the button of “Add Videos” in blog post/page editor. So, I realized that there are maybe several people who are searching for it, and trying to find the way on “how to add videos in WordPress”. Well, in this article let me show you about a new WordPress plugin which helps you to play videos inside of WordPress blog posts/pages.

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WordPress Easy Video Player Plugin

Easy Video Player

Easy Video Player is a great user-friendly WP plugin to showcase your videos. Embed your videos in WordPress blog posts/pages just within a few seconds with Easy Video Player. Which kind of videos you can embed in your blog posts/pages if you use easy video player? The answer of your question… Both self-hosted videos or videos using external hosted direct links.

Key Features

  • Embeds videos formatted in MP4
  • The embedded videos will responsive while viewing in a mobile device for better user experience
  • It uses the tag of HTML5 called (video) for better compatibility in major browsers

Installations and Usage

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Secondly, if you have just installed the plugin just navigate to Settings > Easy Video Player where you’ll be configured the options and don’t forget to check box “Enable jQuery” which enable the plugin to make use of jQuery library.

Lastly, if you are trying to embed videos in your blog posts/pages just add the following shortcode in the post or in page:

[evp_embed_video url="http://example.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/myvid.mp4"]

The URL is where you will replace your original video URL.