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Video Widget


Add more than 25 types of video in your sidebar. Only video Id is required (no HTML code to paste).


  • 1.2.3 (2008-12-20) : Youtube Related Videos are now hidden on player mouseover, SchoolTube videos support. And Merry Christmas 🙂 .
  • 1.2.2 (2008-11-12) : Some fixes (block panel, html link, flv IE support), Mtv Music & Espn support, video list alphabetic order.
  • 1.2.1 (2008-09-23) : Debug Random video for Http formats : flv, windowsmedia, quicktime.
  • 1.2 (2008-07-12) : Random video from your selected list. Great.
  • 1.1.3 (2008-05-05) : Flv video support. IMPORTANT: be sure that the plugin files are located in wp-content/plugins/video-widget directory. See Installation Instructions .
  • 1.1.2 (2008-04-11) : Taratata video support.
  • 1.1.1 (2008-04-10) : Flickr, Clipfish, Viddler, Gametrailers, Snotr support.
  • 1.1 (2008-04-08) : Vimeo support, text to add before and after video.
  • 1.0 (2008-03-31) : Initial version.


  • Navigation for Multiple Video (Ajax, Slideshow…).
  • A Better display for the bloc in Administration Panel.
  • Image preview for flv Video.

All accepted video sources:

  • Youtube
  • Dailymotion
  • Google Video
  • Flv
  • Vimeo
  • Flickr
  • Metacafe
  • LiveLeak
  • Revver
  • iFilm
  • MySpace
  • CollegeHumor
  • VideoJug
  • GodTube
  • Veoh
  • Break
  • Movieweb
  • Jaycut
  • Myvideo
  • Clipfish
  • Viddler
  • Gametrailers
  • Snotr
  • Taratata
  • Espn
  • Mtv Music
  • Quicktime
  • Windows media player
  • SchoolTube

This plugin is based on Executable PHP widget for multiples widgets, YouTube widget for the idea and Video Embedder for the video html library.

For support and further information about the Video Widget plugin see the plugins homepage at Video Widget homepage.


  • Video Widget Configuration


  1. Download the plugin
  2. Upload the video-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ folder
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Use the widget like any other widget.


And the others video types ?

Tell me. 🙂

Is it possible to add more video on the same widget so I can show to my visitor a random videos every time they refresh or return on my blog?

Yes! Since the 1.2 version.
Like that :

With available types : youtube, dailymotion, google, flv, vimeo, flickr, metacafe, liveleak, revver, ifilm, myspace, bliptv, collegehumor, videojug, godtube, veoh, break, movieweb, jaycut, myvideo, clipfish, viddler, gametrailers, snotr, taratata, quicktime, windowsmedia.

Contributors & Developers

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


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