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Consensus Embed


Provides an easy solution to embed a Consensus demo on your website. This plugin is intended as an easy to use alternative to manually
inserting iframe code.

More information can be found on the Consensus Embed support page.


There are no settings necessary. You simply install and activate the plugin.


How do I use this plugin?

Simply activate the plugin and add the shortcode [consensus src=””][/consensus] inside of a post or on a page.

How do you add the demo to a lightbox?

Simply activate the plugin and add the shortcode [consensus src=”” lightbox=”true”]Watch Demo[/consensus] inside of a post or on a page.

How do you enable the option to have the demo open in a new tab on mobile when using a lightbox?

You will want to include the option mobile=”newtab” inside of the shortcode (e.g. [consensus src=”” lightbox=”true” mobile=”newtab”]Watch Demo[/consensus]).

How do you make the trigger for the lighbox an image?

Whatever is included in between the opening and closing of the shortcode will become the trigger (e.g. [consensus src=”” lightbox=”true” mobile=”newtab”][/consensus]).


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“Consensus Embed” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Updated tag version


  • Tested compatibility with WordPress version 5.2.2


  • Added option to make the lightbox on mobile open in a new tab


  • Increase z-index of all lightbox elements


  • Added better cache busting approach


  • Increased z-index of lightbox


  • Open demo player in a new tab on mobile


  • Added better support for mobile


  • Initial plugin release