Support » Plugin: Youtube Sidebar Widget » faulty links result in video not playing

  • Resolved neocreo


    The reason is that the link to the styles and scripts are faulty if you have an install in a subdirectory.

    The Plugin uses bloginfo('url') to fetch the domain name. However when linking to scripts and styles, it can cause trouble as wordpress cannot find it.

    Changing rows 301 from
    echo "<link rel='stylesheet' href='" . get_bloginfo('url') . "/wp-content/plugins/youtube-sidebar-widget/style.css' />";


    echo "<link rel='stylesheet' href='".plugins_url( 'style.css', __FILE__ )."' />";

    Helped me out.

    Then do the same for the script in the footer.
    echo "<script type='text/javascript' src='" . get_bloginfo('url'). "/wp-content/plugins/youtube-sidebar-widget/script.js'></script>";

    changes to

    echo "<script type='text/javascript' src='" . plugins_url( 'script.js', __FILE__ ). "'></script>";

    hope to see this in upcoming updates. Worked like a charm after I found that.

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