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Netcam / Webcam Live Stream

Description

This plugin allows to show the live video of a webcam or a netcam.
The image is refreshed with the specified time.
If the refresh time is too low the image could skip.
To get good results it is better to set a refresh time between 1000 and 5000 milliseconds.

A widget is also available.

Shortcode parameters

  • url (required): webcam URL to a single image of the live stream
  • refresh: image reload time in milliseconds (default: 1000)
  • width: image width (ex. 100%, 640)
  • height: image height (ex. 50%, 480)
  • click: enable/disable click event to freeze the current image

Example

[netcam-live url="http://cam6284208.miemasu.net/snapshotJPEG?Resolution=640x480&Quality=Clarity" refresh="2000" width="100%"]

Screenshots

  • Three public netcams in a post

Installation

  1. Install the plugin
  2. Activate it
  3. Edit a post or a page
  4. Use the shortcode with the correct image URL: [netcam-live url=”…”]

FAQ

What webcams / netcams are supported?

Every device that can provide a single image from the live stream.

How do I find the URL of a live images?

You can look in the device manual or in the admin section of the webcam / netcam. Otherwise you have to search online or trying to ask to the producer support.

Contributors & Developers

“Netcam / Webcam Live Stream” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.0.5

  • Widget created

1.0.0

  • First release