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Featured Video Plus
[resolved] Creates featured image but not video (8 posts)

  1. kevin089
    Posted 4 months ago #

    Hi, I am using Sahifa theme. Your plugin looks exactly what I need. It creates image and video from youtube url, but it shows only featured image on my posts, not video.

    Here is my url:

    [ please stop using URL shortners ]

    Please do not post my real url. Thank you.


  2. janaa
    Posted 2 months ago #

    I am also using the Sahifa theme and have the same problem. It creates an image from the video and shows only the featured image on my posts. If I add the shortcode [featured-video-plus] into my post, then the post displays the featured image first, and then the video underneath - which looks like a duplication (a picture of the video first without a play button and then the video itself underneath).

    Sorry, I cannot publish a public link to my site ... it is still under development.

  3. Woxxman
    Posted 2 months ago #

    Have the same problem on ElegantThemes Divi Theme where I can't get anything else than a featured image or both featured image and video below.

    Also another dumb question, how exactly should I write the short code in my posts to get it working? Have looked everywhere and can't find a single example which I think is rather strange, most people probably know but for a novice and first time wordpress user its not as easy :)

    Should I do it like this?
    Or this?
    Or some other way? :P

  4. Alexander Hoereth
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 months ago #

    Sorry guys, as noted in the description not all themes make use of the WordPress native the_post_thumbnail function, which is where the plugin hooks into. You would need to modify your theme's source code manually and make use of the the_post_video function.

  5. Woxxman
    Posted 2 months ago #

    Is there any good tutorial on how to do that Alexander? Also, can you confirm how I should use the short code?

    Thanks in advance!

  6. Alexander Hoereth
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 months ago #

    There are a couple of examples when you look through the resolved posts on the support forum. E.g.:
    * http://wordpress.org/support/topic/video-only-displaying-as-screenshot
    * http://wordpress.org/support/topic/using-zoren-theme-and-cant-get-plugin-to-work

    The shortcode actually has no advantage over just using WordPress native embed functionality as described in the docs: http://codex.wordpress.org/Embeds

  7. impactcolor
    Posted 2 weeks ago #

    Hi thank you for creating this plugin.
    I'm using Word press twenty twelve theme and I've tried a few others. Which theme would you recommend for this feature? I only need the feature to work.

  8. Alexander Hoereth
    Plugin Author

    Posted 3 days ago #

    Twentytwelve should work fine? You could also take a look at the video blogging theme Garvan.


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