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It looks good and was easy to set up. Will see when I need more features. I am always sceptical with signing up all over the place but it was easy to set up at huzzaz.com.
Edit: my major concerns (like the playlist not importing videos in the correct order for large playlists) have been fixed.
The documentation is a bit lacking and there are some missing features I would like.
Creating a playlist isn't too straightforward. I assumed you would create one by clicking the + at the top or by creating an empty collection and there would be an option in there to import the playlist. Unfortunately the option to import a youtube playlist is hidden under the dropdown menu in the top right (your name). The feature to import a playlist also doesn't work correctly for larger playlists (see two paragraphs below)
Another issue I've had is that I wish I can get all of the latest uploads, or at least the latest 5-10 videos that were uploaded by a user from youtube. Would this be at all possible to do automatically? I wouldn't want to go into a "newly uploaded" collection and manually add and remove videos.
Will it automatically update the collection created from a playlist when new videos are added to the playlist on youtube?
An absolute must for me. A list view of the collection and the ability to change the location of a video by typing in a number. For whatever reason it seems to add the videos in a weird order (I have a playlist with 115 videos, the first 15 videos are counting down from number 15 to 1, then after 1 it shows the newest uploaded video (number 115, then 114, 113, etc...)). Not sure if it does this with all playlists or after 100 videos are reached but slowly dragging the 15 videos to the correct place is very tedious. Have a little input box in a corner of the video thumbnail where you can type in where you want to place that video or some other way of quickly being able to reorganize. It seems to add videos randomly in some way, take a look at this collection as an example: http://huzzaz.com/collection/john-rambo-presents-the-show and the youtube playlist here to show that the videos are in fact in order: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLD33B0E548BB504F4
It's a mess trying to organize large playlists in the proper order.
Some control over how many videos per row or how many columns would be great. I've ran into some problems with certain themes where it's far too narrow (like the wordpress 2014 one) due to only showing 3 videos per row.
Lastly, one feature I would absolutely love is if you can add multiple collections to one page (if this is not already implemented, again, not too sure since there is a lack of information on the website). I'm not entirely sure what the best way to go about this would be from a development standpoint but I'm thinking create columns of videos from each collection. Click on a video and it would play it above the columns in a larger player.
If these things are resolved and added, easily five stars. This has a lot of potential and I hope my comments and rating isn't taken too harshly.
It's very functional, simple, and easy to use. It's still in beta so I'm sure it will just get better as it goes!
Huzzaz is a breeze to use. Took almost no thought to put together my gallery, and then implement it into my WP site. Emailed support with a question and they got back instantly, and were very nice. A+
I love it, it's simple and looks good :)
Easy to use out of the box. Prompt and helpful support too.
As a WordPress professional for many years I've worked with a number of video plugins and services for clients. If you want to create a channel that is easy to update and maintain and looks good on your site don't hesitate to try Huzzaz. You'll be glad you did.
Really impressed with the responsiveness of the developer and provides an easy way to manage a video playlist for WordPress. Thanks!
Hidden gem, for sure. This is perfect for what I need.
Why Huzzaz video gallery is the best:
TOO EASY - in no time at all you'll be entertaining visitors with videos in a beautiful presentation that's soo easy to enjoy
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