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Silverlight Media Player for WordPress

Silverlight Media Player for WordPress allows a WordPress user to specify media URL (either normal download or Smooth Streaming) to embed video in the

  1. Extract all files and copy it to your plugins directory (/wp-content/plugins/).
  2. Login to WordPress Admin and activate the plugin.
  3. Goto the Settings area and update your prefered default values for width, height and minimum version.
    • Standard Width: the default width of the Silverlight plugin
    • Standard Height: the default height of the Silverlight plugin
    • Standard Version: the minimum required Silverlight version required

A media player can be embedded in a post using a tag of the following form:

[sl-media: URL]

e.g. [sl-media: http://location.com/to/my/video/file/movie.mp4

You can also override the default dimensions:

[silverlight: URL, WIDTH, HEIGHT]

e.g. [sl-media: http://location.com/to/my/video/file/movie.mp4, 400, 300]

If the content is an IIS Smooth Streaming content, specify the flag correctly (requires size to be set also -- last flag specifies Smooth Streaming content):

e.g. [sl-media: http://location.com/to/my/video/file/movie.ism/Manifest, 400, 300, true]

You can now also specify a Thumbnail preview image:

e.g. [sl-media: http://location.com/to/my/video/file/movie.mp4, 400, 300, false, http://location.com/to/my/preview/image/preview.png

Requires: 2.0.2 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.0.0
Last Updated: 7 years ago
Active Installs: 50+


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