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mb.YTPlayer for background videos

Play any Youtube video as background of your page or as custom player inside an element of the page.

A Chrome-less Youtube® video player that let you play any YouTube® video as background of your WordPress® page or post. You can activate it for your home page from the settings panel (no license needed) or on any post or page using the short code (need the Plus version) as described in the Reference section of the settings.

If you prefer to use a Vimeo video you can take a look at mb.VimeoPlayer: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-vimeoplayer/

The mb.YTPlayer doesn't work on any mobile devices (iOs, Android, Windows, etc.) due to restrictions applied by the vendors on media controls via javascript. Adding a background image to the body as mobile devices fallback is a good practice and it will also prevent unwanted white flickering on desktop browsers when the video is buffering.

note: If you don't want ADs on your background video and you are the owner of it you can disable this on your Youtube channel as explained here: http://candidio.com/blog/how-to-remove-ads-from-your-youtube-videos .

This plug in has been tested successfully on:

  • Chrome 11+, Firefox 7+, Opera 9+ on Mac OsX, Windows and Linux
  • Safari 5+ on Mac OsX
  • IE7+ on Windows (via Adobe Flash player)

with the Plus version you'll get:

 Remove the water-mark from the video.
 Activate all the advanced features:
         Fallback image url
         Set the opacity
         Set the quality
         Set the aspect ratio
         Set the seconds the video should start at
         Set the seconds the video should end at
         Show the control bar
         Choose the full screen behavior
         Set the audio volume
         Choose if the video should start mute or not
         Choose if the video should loop
         Add the raster image
         Track the video views on Google Analytics
         Choose if the player should pause if the windows blur
 Activate the short-code editor that let you add any YTPlayer video on any page of your site.
 Use the YTPlayer to display a clean Youtube video player (via short-code).
 Set the YTPlayer as background of any element of your page (via short-code).

Requires: 3.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.6.3
Last Updated: 1 week ago
Active Installs: 8,000+

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