This plugin hasn’t been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress. Video Embedder

Description Video Embedder is a plugin that allows users an easy way to embed their content into their WordPress Blog or Website. Just enter the shortcode [screencast url=”SCREENCAST SHORT URL” width=”WIDTH” height=”HEIGHT”] into your post or page and let the plugin do the rest!

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Submit Bugs

  • Please use–SC-/issues to submit bugs.

Known issues

  • Multiple Round Trips between servers and your web server for videos
  • Performance issues on multiple embeds on single page
  • HTML Dom include could fail if other plugin is using it.

Potential Roadmap

  • Caching
  • Default width & height


  1. Upload the Screencast folder to your /wp-content/plugins/ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the widget to your sidebar from Appearance->Widgets and configure the widget options.


Can you add multiple videos into a post?

Yes! Just add a shortcode for each video you want in your post.

Do you have to enter a width and height?

No. They are optional, however your video will not scale to fit within the post content area.

Contributors & Developers

“ Video Embedder” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Finished testing update process, js, file folders, etc. No new features yet.


  • Found a couple more places where folders weren’t matching, so changed those.


  • Fixed TinyMCE issue where custom button javascript wasn’t loading.


  • Fixed TinyMCE button


  • Add New TinyMCE button to insert shortcode.
  • Removed Settings page that did nothing.
  • Updated for 3.1 compatability.


  • Added known issues.
  • Added potential roadmap.
  • Added link to enter bugs.


  • Added Screenshots.


  • First release.