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Video gallery plugin (for self-hosted clips)? (13 posts)

  1. aster
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Can anyone recommend a good video gallery for WP? I use NextGen Gallery for images and am very happy with it, but can't find a similar plugin - something that sorts and displays pages of thumbnails & descriptions that would lead to the videos.

    My clips would be hosted on my server, i.e. no YouTube or similar. MOV or MP4 format. Don't need a ton of features, just the basics. Really having a hard time finding such a thing!

  2. @mercime
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Vipers Video Quicktags has always been my favorite :-)
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/vipers-video-quicktags/

  3. aster
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    I have checked that one out and could be mistaken, but...

    My impression is that VVQ basically embeds the video itself and plays it. What I need is a gallery application that sorts thumbnails with captions and ideally link directly to the video. For example, I could customize the gallery pages to show 4 rows & 5 columns of video thumbnails per page. Additional clips added would get sorted to new pages, etc.

    Basically I'll be working with hundreds of clips and want a dynamic way of organizing them.

  4. @mercime
    Volunteer Moderator
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Got it. Video Plugins which can do cool thinks which you want that I've found require hosting of the video files in their server (Cincopa, Kaltura) - which was not what you wanted.

    Paid Themes - incorporated video plugin with thumbnail auto-generation
    - "Video Flick Theme", "Video Elements Theme" and "On Demand Video Theme" at http://www.press75.com/v4/themes/

    Perhaps others can chime in to share whether they've noticed a free plugin to do what you want.

  5. aster
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    Thanks for the replies mercime.
    I noticed those themes too, unfortunately already have a customized one. And hosting the files elsewhere is a non-starter.

    I'm looking into doing a NextGen hack for this, but with my (lack of) coding skills it ain't going to be elegant! If it even works.

    Quite surprised that among the hundreds of superb plugins there isn't something that will do this. Maybe I'm missing a hidden gem, but after a few hours searching last night no luck. If anyone else has any suggestions I'd very much appreciate them...

  6. shammah98
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    see this thread
    http://wordpress.org/support/topic/343071?replies=4#post-1331149
    I've been looking for the exact same thing. the guy in the thread above says he's been able to get a solution, unfortunately I've been able to duplicate it. if u have better luck pls let me know!
    also check out simple FLV player http://www.simplethoughtproductions.com/
    no gallery,, but u will get thumbnails, so if u dont mind a one column gallery...or maybe u can edit the code somehow?
    good luck

  7. dainismichel
    Member
    Posted 4 years ago #

    tried the listed options...would also like to self host...

    is there anything available?

    MOV files would make things a lot easier...

    best,
    Dainis

  8. Cyndi Papia
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    I'm looking for the same thing. Would even pay a reasonable amount for a plug-in that could show the thumbnail and click to play the video.

  9. shareAll
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Ditto. Need video gallery for self hosted video clips: .mov and .swf

  10. dainismichel
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    well...a bunch of us want this...i'm doing a pretty intense process of converting MOV files to FLV and streaming...but I don't have a gallery at all...

  11. pjd_07
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    If you still need a solution try this one. It does a nice lightbox effect and has thumbnails and descriptions. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/flv-gallery/ The only problem for me is that I think it only supports flv, however I myself need to test it with other formats to be sure.

  12. natolie
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi,
    I have been using Shadowbox gallery plugin. It works so far quite as I expected with .mov files. I never tried it with other file formats, but I guess it would work fine with .swf files as well.
    The thumbnails are inserted singularly into the content of every post, while the hook to Shadowbox is inserted in Edit image > Advanced settings.

    Here is an example:
    http://www.b5productions.com

    hope it helps!

  13. nikola52
    Member
    Posted 3 years ago #

    Hi everybody,

    WP Zon Builder Installation

    I purchased WP Zon Builder to install to WordPress and became Amazon.com associate.
    On “WP Zon Builder” site under FAQ they say : a monkey can install this ….so I am now wondering am I so stupid or…….????????
    After downloading and Unzipping that file I followed the instructions …but I stuck when they asked me to upload “amzn” folder to: wp-content / plugins folder.
    Do you have experience or idea how to finish installation WP Zon Builder to my site:
    https://amazononsale.wordpress.com or to any other similar sites.
    If I am wrong …because my site is wordpress.com , can somebody offer some simply
    Website with needed wp-content / plugins folder.

    Thanks and Mary Christmas
    Nikola , Burlington, Canada , email: nikola52@cogeco.ca

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