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Vidbolt is a social video platform where you can: add or “bolt” comments to a moment in the video timeline, see comments from your friends and people you follow using our comment filters, get a visual snapshot of what people find interesting using our Vidbolt heatmap, and see your comments integrated with the video’s comment stream.

This plugin lets you embed a Vidbolt player using a [vidbolt] shortcode.

Steps to embed a video:

  1. Sign up for a Vidbolt account at and add a video.
  2. Go to the video collection page for your video and click the “Embed” button.
  3. Enter the video description and create the embed.
  4. Copy the ID from the “data-vid” tag in the output.
  5. Add a [vidbolt id=”___”] shortcode with the ID you just copied to your WordPress post.


[vidbolt id=”5aee0d4f93a0d1ea41e76f981c1626dc”]


  1. Upload to /wp-content/plugins/ or install via Dashboard > Plugins > Add New
  2. Activate the plugin through the \’Plugins\’ menu

Contributors & Developers

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

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  • Support for blogs using SSL,https


  • Updated embed syntax to handle multiple Vidbolt embeds on the same page/post.


  • Initial release.