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Viddler Brackets


Mimics’s functionality with YouTube shortcodes. Adjust $width and $height variables below to taste.
Based on the Quicktime Posting plugin by Shawn Van Every and YouTube Brackets by Robert Buzink ( )

Very no frills. No UI settings to configure. To embed Viddler videos, enclose the video URL in square brackets and Bob’s your uncle.

Example of usage:


This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working.


  1. Upload viddlerbrackets.php to the /wp-content/plugins/viddler-brackets directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. To embed video in a post or page, enclose the video URL in square brackets.


How do I define the width and height of my Viddler videos?

This can be edited by opening viddlerbrackets.php in your favourite text editor and changing the values on Line 41 and 42.

Contributors & Developers

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

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  • Added documentation.
  • Most likely final version.