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ghtbox plugin allows you to embed videos on a page splay similar to the one shown below. This plugin can

s, flash, YouTube, Vimeo, iFrame etc in a lightbox

ideos can be viewed on iPad too.

w to see how the video pops over in a lightbox overlay.

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nother plugin to display my Vimeo videos in a lightbox

eo changed their video embed code to use HTML5 in

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d Vimeo videos:

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documenting the various ways to use this plugin.

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a professionally supported, feature rich and robust

then checkout our WordPress Lightbox Ultimate

he Related Videos At the End of a

ow the suggested videos that YouTube shows at the

hen use the following technique:

f the video ID which will turn off the related videos

tcode that shows you how to use this:

o u t u b ev i d e o _ i d = " G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g & r e l = 0 "

t = " 4 8 0 "a n c h o r = " c l i c km e " ]

e rel=false at the end of the video URL to turn off the s an example:

o u t u b ev i d e o _ i d = " G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g & r e l = f a l s e "


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t = " 4 8 0 "a n c h o r = " c l i c km e " ]

e Video Thumbnail as Anchor


YouTube or Vimeo video as the anchor image.

ameter in the shortcode to automatically generate and

e of the shortcode with auto thumbnail option:

o u t u b ev i d e o _ i d = " G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g "w i d t h = " 6 4 0 "

_ t h u m b = " 1 " ]

eo video:

i m e o 5v i d e o _ i d = 2 9 4 1 7 4 7 0w i d t h = 8 0 0

h u m b = " 1 " ]

l produce the following anchor image for the the thumbnail of the video automatically):

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from your theme which is also including the

he bottom left side below each video:

social buttons or its like a code error?

ckbox in the video lightbox settings to enable


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(Settings->Video Lightbox->prettyPhoto->Autoplay).

e video shortcode of this plugin in a Revolution

nice and tidy, only problem i have is that i want the video

s site, but cant figure it out.

how to get the video to autoplay at anchor click.

e. I realized tonight that the problem was due to ning that opens all external links in a new window. I had

but didnt realize I had another one as well. Sorry for the

rovide a link to the page in question so I can take

p-out fine but it also opens YouTube in a

ant figure out why. Any help would be appreciated.


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hat I needed and a piece of cake to instal!

lightbox doesnt work with private vimeo video

auto_thumb parameter. the thumbnail didnt visible by

ze the size of the thumbnail the wp-video-

e root directory of video lightbox plugin)

size of the thumbnail that the user will click on?

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be working now. Thanks again for a great plugin otal newbie to use.

Thanks so much!

er viewing the lightbox video on my iPhone, clicking the

e lightbox go away.

ge and found that it can be changed in the .js file

ments below that if you edit autoplay= true in the plugin the videos auto play once the lighbox appears.

/do you put autoplay= true ?

e function code, but it take you offsite to vimeo.

play the code?

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adjust the thumbnail image or the video that

m using it on my websites gallery page. Is there

uto thumb video size ?

ot available in the video lightbox. However, the hortcode which allows automatic YouTube video popup

re is the documentation with a list of all the supported

s-hq.com/wp-affiliate-link-manager/wphtbox-stuff/docs/wp-lightbox-ultimate-youtube-

de.pdf

Tube video still needs to be embedded on that page (either

auto popup to function.

way that when the page loads it triggers the light

e video automatically?

k for vimeo though.

d a hover over effect to thumbnail images (ie: display a

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nother modal plugin broke when I upgraded

Audio player for my husbands site. Thanks for

s perfect!

submitted is to automatically create and

age from the video and use that as an anchor.

ve read here the autostart is not supported by file is loaded?

ported if the user WP Video Lightbox Thumbnail Mod

mod for?

ts a great plugin!!

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ble related videos from showing up!

Instead

=false AND IT WORKED!!

m/watch?v=VIDEO-ID-IN-HERE&rel=false

ts the best plugin Ive ever found I reckon . well done

s it all so simple.

for me. It has made my work easy. Thanks for e noble work!!!

works. I tried another version wp lightbox plus

uldnt get to work. Thanks admin for your reply You simply

value of the anchor parameter. Here is an example image as the anchor: video_id="G7z74BvLWUg" width=640 height=480

sandtricks-hq.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/video-

o use image. and I put the rel=0 after id to show no related

r help.

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k you! Very clean, works as advertised and really

o use plugin handled my needs right away!

l update to the plugin which will allow this.

w version of the plugin (v1.4) from this page then check the

g heading (it tells you how you can turn ff the related

he end of the video)

ated Videos At the End of a YouTube Video

I really like the WordPress Video Lightbox the video. I can turn them off at YouTube, but not with this

arching to find out how I can turn-off related videos from

y prayers. EXACTLY what I needed! Stumble

plugin. Thanks a bunch!

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ound the following to be the definitive url

tch?v=abcd1234

on the above obviously. I went round in circles for a long

URL formats, but this plugin, with the above formats

hat I needed and a piece of cake to instal!

for creating a perfect solution to my clients

ent info on using the plug-in. It works perfectly linking to most no effort whatsoever.

ne trying to link a YouTube vid to am image as a button:

. y o u t u b e . c o m / w a t c h ? v = G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g "t i t l e = " "

move the space that youll find in the pdf instructions file

= G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g "r e l = " w p v i d e o l i g h t b o x "

= G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g "r e l = " w p v i d e o l i g h t b o x "

ideo URL and the rel= code kept this from working till I

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herwise! You rock.

y in the future, I had problems getting Vimeo worked fine though.

ot from Vimeo was wrong, or at least it needed to be

/video/48556589

/48556589

part and that solves the problem. Im sure the that somewhere but I missed it

he image URL as the value of the anchor

ample shortcode usage with an image as the anchor:

t u b ev i d e o _ i d = " G 7 z 7 4 B v L W U g "w i d t h = 6 4 0h e i g h t = 4 8 0

t i p s a n d t r i c k s h q . c o m / w p -

0 / 0 8 / v i d e o l i g h t b o x t h u m b 2 . p n g " ]

rom yesterday was deleted but this plugin is

ch appreciated

w to replace the anchor YY with an image? I have tried what

d failing at it (user error)

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d instructions!

put the value of autoplay= true

a charm! Is there any chance to get this plugin

ightbox?

and working perfectly.

for a super plugin!

o plugin editor, and put the value of autoplay=

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his. Very useful and well done!

ox plugin. I will use this plugin for a few of my

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