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  • Plugin Author Allen


    Its not an error or a design. The plugin can take feeds from Youtube and Vimeo and have them open in a lightbox. It cannot take feeds that are in an iframe and keep them in an iframe…WordPress doesn’t handle that very well (a security issue).

    It doesn’t appear to be in an Iframe. Or did you mean formatting with an IFrame is a problem?

    The feed example I am using is:

    however my mistake actually rssowl is using the same image to link to the hosted video at YT, but your images do not link to the source.

    To follow a link to the video (not the first choice unless in a lightbox) I have to click on the Authors name or the “Read the full post on : YouTube”

    The URls on that specific example are

    which perhaps could be remapped at when the posts is formatted in the case of a YT video to:

    Or as regards the Iframe question

    if I replace:
    <img alt=”” src=”” />

    <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

    It gives me the embedded video in my post but I take it you meant that this is problematical in conjunction with the lightbox methodology.
    On the lightbox front – actually this post doesn’t open in a lightbox, in spite of the settings – non YT posts do work with the lightbox but YT posts are following thelink off-site and directly onto the YT url.

    Thanks for coming back Allen.

    Plugin Author Allen


    if you put in an iframe (manually) there is no problem…but you cannot do this easily programmatically (which is what a plugin does).

    If the lightbox isn’t working on your site, the best guess is a conflict with another plugin

    Here is that youtube feed on my public site, using WP3.6 and the latest version of my plugin

    It appears to work as it should.

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