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oEmbed Provider


The oEmbed provider plugin makes WordPress an oEmbed provider, compliant with the XML and JSON specification at

oEmbed is a powerful protocol that allows sites to automatically embed content from 3rd parties directly into their site in whatever way they choose. For example, if a user on links to a WordPress blog with this plugin enabled, the link, when clicked, will show an excerpt from the blog post, the authors name, and various links… automatically.


  1. Upload the plugin to oembed-provider.php in the /wp-content/plugins/oembed-provider/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Step 3? There is no step 3!


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  • added oembed_url filter:
  • better custom_post_type support


  • type ‘rich’ now returns the full html
  • take use of more WordPress functions


  • complete refactoring


  • Initial release