Support » Plugin: Video Embed & Thumbnail Generator » Video Download Link

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  • Plugin Author Kyle Gilman

    (@kylegilman)

    Yes, download links should be part of the shortcode. Right now they’re just text inserted into the editor window. I made that option for myself and I wasn’t sure anyone else was even using it so I haven’t revisited it in over a year. I’ll put that on the list for a future version.

    What would you want the TinyMCE button to do that the plugin doesn’t already do through the Add Media button?

    For me, I would like to be able to set the gallery settings from the editor, but the media button embed form is fine too, it just needs be able to insert a gallery and settings rather than only individual files. In addition, it would be great to have a playlist style gallery with ability to set thumbnails right or bottom. All videos need to have option for a download link…could be with the thumbnails or with the video template.

    So, if I understand you, for now if I want to create something that resembles a gallery with download links. I will need to insert each video separately and kind of of make my own gallery on the page?

    Plugin Author Kyle Gilman

    (@kylegilman)

    Version 4.1.3 of the plugin brings the download link into the shortcode. So if your shortcode includes downloadlink="true" then a download link will show up in your gallery popup.

    Bjedd

    (@bjedd)

    Kyle, I can’t tell you how great this is that you have implemented this. Only thing is I just don’t see the link anywhere. You say it should show up in the gallery popup, but I’m not seeing it. I need to create different galleries, so my shortcode looks like this:

    [KGVID gallery=”true” downloadlink=”true” gallery_include=”1470,1301″][/KGVID]

    it still works with an individual media placement without issue. I am also unclear what effect the WP Media settings have for the drop-down insert menu: “Single Video”, “Video Gallery”, and “WordPress Default”. I also have the “Insert download link below video” checked.

    Thanks.

    Plugin Author Kyle Gilman

    (@kylegilman)

    The downloadlink=”true” attribute won’t do anything in the gallery shortcode. Is “Insert download link below video” checked on both the 1470 and 1301 videos?

    Can you post a link for me to look at? I feel like there might be something I’ve forgotten to do in order to make this work, but I’m not sure what it is.

    Bjedd

    (@bjedd)

    Yes, there must be something. I re-imported the videos through a post, directly to the Media Manager, tried different shortcodes, but still no luck.

    Here’s a link: Test Page

    Plugin Author Kyle Gilman

    (@kylegilman)

    I’m sorry again. I didn’t forget to write the code to make that work, but I did forget to keep strict control over what I check in to SVN from the different computers I’m working with. Somehow the last part got written out of the plugin. I will get it back in the next release.

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