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QuickTime Embed


Adds QuickTime movies into your blog using simple, intuitive inline [qt:] tags.


  • uses simple, intuitive tags to generate QuickTime movies for your posts
  • standards compliant: valid XHTML
  • movie autostart can be globally turned on or off
  • supports poster movie
  • supports text only output for RSS that ask reader to visit the original post for QuickTime content
  • supports vodcasting
  • requires javascript to display content, but will prompt user to enable Javascript when disabled
  • no annoying ActiveX pop ups for users that do not have QuickTime installed


This plugin uses one universal, standard tag style:

[qt:url width height]
  • qt – the URL of the QuickTime movie file you want to embed, the path can either be site-relative or absolute
  • width – width of the QuickTime movie
  • height – height of the QuickTime movie

More usage details can be found at the plugin’s homepage.


0.2 [2008.03.02]

  • Major rewrite of the code
  • Added: show hide controller feature
  • Added: target cache feature
  • Added: custom movie and poster path feature
  • Added: global poster feature
  • Added: global enable/disable poster feature
  • Fixed: automatically detect .m4v filesize
  • Fixed: height + 16px hassle

0.1.1 [2007.10.08]

  • Fixed server path error
  • Added kiosk mode support

0.1 [2006.07.09]

  • Initial release


  • QuickTime Embed plugin in action


  1. Download and extract the “quicktime-embed” folder
  2. Upload the “quicktime-embed” folder to your WordPress plugin directory, usually “wp-content/plugins”
  3. Activate the plugin in your WordPress admin panel


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