This plugin hasn’t been tested with the latest 3 major releases of WordPress. 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.