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ZD YouTube FLV Player


Display FLV and YouTube Video in your blog in a Custom Player.



‘url’: This is the URL of either a youtube video or flv video file. Example – or


  • width – Default is “425”. This is the width of the player including border.
  • height – Default is “349”. This is the height of the player including border.
  • align – Alignment of the Flash Player. Default is “center”. Available Options: “left”/”right”/”center”
  • border – Show/Hide Flash Player Border. Default “yes”. Available Options: “yes”/”no”
  • fullscreen – Show/Hide full screen button. Default “yes”. Available Options: “yes”/”no”
  • theme – Name of the theme you want to use for the Flash Player. Default “dark”.
  • autoplay – Set video auto play On/off. Default “no”. Available Options: “yes”/”no”


  1. Dark
  2. Glossy
  3. Gray
  4. Simple 1
  5. Simple 2

This plugin uses SWFObject 2.1 to embed the flash player. So, the xHTML generated is W3C Valid.


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  1. Upload the full directory into your ‘wp-content/plugins’ directory
  2. Activate the plugin at the plugin administration page
  3. Use [zdvideo]url[/zdvideo] shortcode in your post or page. Use the attributes as per your requirements.


Minimum PHP Version

PHP 5.1.x

Can any other video sharing uri can be used?

No. This plugin only supports youTube videos and FLV videos.

Contributors & Developers

“ZD YouTube FLV Player” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.