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[Resolved] WordPress all in one video plug-in

  • peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    I recently downloaded the wordpress all in one video pack and am unable to open the zip file. Any suggestions? Do I need to download another plug-in to open the PHP format file?

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  • Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    Are you able to open other zip files alright? I downloaded the All in One Video pack zip file and was able to extract it fine, so it looks like it’s likely something at your end.

    peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    I am able to extract the files, but even though they are adobe files, they are written in PHP format/ When I attempt to open any component, I get a pop-up window that says:

    ‘Adobe reader could not open ‘kaltura_admin_controller.php’ because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged”

    I tried downloading a php triad file to open it but I have had no luck

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    Adobe Reader is meant to open PDFs, not PHP files.

    Try opening the PHP files in a plain-text editor like Notepad or TextEdit, or in a code editor.

    peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    Ok, tried using notebook, then downloaded code reader–no success. Did I tell you that I am a complete novice when it comes to this stuff. Were you able to read the files you extracted? Using what program? I wish Vodpod was still around!

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    I was able to open the files in TextEdit, Smultron and Dreamweaver.

    Are you doing things in this order:

    First, open the editor itself.

    From within the editor, go to File > Open and select the file.

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    Dumb question, but do you really need to edit the PHP files?

    Most plug-ins are very simple to get going – you upload the folder and activate the plug-in – and adjust settings within the WP control panel.

    peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    Dumb questions are the only kind I have. I downloaded TextEdit and it read the same as the Notepad attempt. I can read the read me page but everything else is symbols and words that are gibberish. I really am a novice at all of this, but I really miss having Vodpod to service my site. As it is now, I sometimes download the videos with Real player, then upload them to YouTube, where I can grab the url for my wordpress site. I don’t even know for sure that this WordPress plug-in is what I am looking for; it is just what I have stumbled upon. I have registered at the Kaltura site, where they give a free trial to their uploader, but so far, I have not figured it out enough to use yet either.

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    I’m still not sure why you need to open and edit the PHP files?

    peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    Zoonini,

    In answer to your last question abt. PHP files, all I know is that every time I try to install the unzipped files, which are in adobe reader form, the following window pops open (I posted a snapshot on my site)
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    I installed PHP Triad and PHP5, thinking that would solve the problem, but it didn’t seem to help. Can you help figure this out?

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    all I know is that every time I try to install the unzipped files, which are in adobe reader form

    Normally, when you unzip a plug-in, all the files are contained in a folder. Have you tried uploading that folder to your site’s “plugins” folder (within your wp-content folder) via FTP and then activating the plug-in in your admin area.

    Have you installed other plugins successfully?

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    Hi there, I just had another look at your screenshot and noticed that yours looks like a WordPress.com blog.

    This forum is only meant for WordPress.org blogs, where you run the WordPress software on your own hosting plan.

    If this is correct – if your blog is being hosted over at WordPress.com – you’ll need to head over to the WordPress.com support forum: http://en.forums.wordpress.com/

    Keep in mind that you can’t actually upload your own plug-ins on WordPress.com, which may be why you’re having issues. You can read more about the differences between WordPress.org & WordPress.com here: http://en.support.wordpress.com/com-vs-org/

    I wish you much luck sorting this out!

    peter chamberlin
    Member

    @peter-chamberlin

    I think that you probably just figured it out for me. I will let you know if I have any success. You have been very patient, as well as helpful.

    Kathryn
    Automattic Happiness Engineer

    @zoonini

    My pleasure. Good luck!

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