8 Most Popular Video Plugins for WordPress
Being WordPress is one of the best well-known blogging platforms and the largest used Content Management System. And one of the factors it’s so popular is that its powerful core functionality gladly supports templating and plug-ins, making it extremely user-friendly and customizable to match different web page needs. With its new video sharing option, wordpress bloggers have found a happy way to post videos via blogs.
There are lots of video plugins for WordPress that give WordPress a variety of video type performance, but finding those that actually worked well was a chore! I’ve picked 8 of the major plugins, what I feel, which are the best video plug-ins for WordPress right now. Not only do these plug-ins have amazing features, they also work!
1. WordPress Video Gallery
This is the best video plugin developed by Apptha, which helps people enjoy watching videos on your website. It is indeed a powerful video tool. You tube videos can be easily added to your blog if this plugin is installed. Also It comes with a HTML5 support in order that will play videos in iOS devices.
2. Smart YouTube
Smart Youtube changed the name to Smart Youtube PRO and now also supports playback of Youtube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Liveleak and Facebook high quality videos, works on iPhone & iPad, produces xHTML valid code (unlike YouTube embed code), allows you to view videos in fullscreen, has video thumbnails support, has robust widget support and much more.
3. Cool Video Gallery
The Cool video gallery is the best WordPress plugin for creating video blog. This plugin allows you to upload and manage videos in multiple galleries. It supports most of the common video formats like .mp4, .mov, .flv, and .mp3 files. This plugin has automatic image generation for uploaded videos. It comes with a multiple video upload feature.
This VideoPress plugin allows blog administrators to publish new video clips to their WordPress.com video account and manage existing videos clips from the convenience of their self-hosted WordPress.org blog’s administrative interface. Writers can add any VideoPress movie into a blog post through the use of a simple shortcode and customizations.
5. Embedded Video
Use this tool to support the major video portals like you YouTube, Google Video and Daily Motion. It is an excellent embedded video plugin, and using it you can easily embed videos to your wordpress blog. This plugin also upload and integrate video from your web server.
Viper’s Video Quicktags
This plugin adds to the write screen (rich editor included) and then paste the URL that the video is located at into the prompt box — easy as that. You can fully configure how the videos are displayed (width, height, colors, alignment on the page) and much more. Your site will even stay (X)HTML valid unlike with the code provided by most video sites.
7.Vodpod Video Gallery
Vodpod Video Gallery is another great video plugin, that plays YouTube, Vimeo, Daily Motion etc. This plugin perfect for creating any kind of videos gallery where you are wanting to display more than 1 video on a page. Because it uses VodPod services with your free account with them. very useful plugin here.
8. Simple Flash Video
Simple Flash Video performs the best video plugin is developed by Simple Thought Productions. This wordpress Video plugin, allow an easy posting of video file with .flv and .mp4 extensions to your blog. The site viewers need not have to download the entire video before watching. They can immediately watch the video clips as they are published. SFV has a deal with Long tail Video site. You can easily make money with your videos.