5 best WordPress Plugins for Adding Video to Your Blog
Posted by sudhir mishra |  at 11:44
Are you running a blog or a kind of tutorial?Do you want to make your tutorial too easy to make the user happy? Then embedding videos on your blog is a great option,as you know videos has been more popular today,choosing a right video for blog articles can bring lots of visitors on blog,videos can easily describe any type of tutorial or contents that is why videos are more popular.
Many newbies use only images on their blog and they also do not have the proper information about how to optimize an image for blog,Photos can help readers connect more with your blog, drawing them in and helping them connect to the core ideas and emotions in your posts. Yet even photos can be limiting sometimes. Video can often make up what photos lack, helping to illustrate key concepts and provide another layer of value for readers.
While you can simply copy and paste a URL to your video on YouTube or Vimeo, there are a number of plugins that can help you to display video in better ways to highlight your content and get more functionality from it. Here are a few of the best plugins to consider for adding video to your blog:
If you host your videos on Video Press, you can use this plugin to embed the videos in blog posts and pages using simple short codes. There are no bandwidth limits on the site, and videos are not shown with ads. You can customize your video embeds and HTML5 is supported.
Cinco spa (http://www.cincopa.com/media-platform/wordpress-plugin.aspx)
This multi-media plugin can handle videos in addition to photos, audio and podcasts. The plugin supports several types of players for all your video formats. You can also use it to create slideshows and galleries. There are over 40 skins for video players, so you can customize them for your preferences.
Smart YouTube (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/smart-youtube/)
Use this plugin to quickly insert videos into your blog posts, as well as your comments and your RSS feed. The plugin supports videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Metacafe, Liveleak and Facebook. You can also use it from your smart phone or tablet. Choose options such as autoplay or a colorbox.
Lightview plus (http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/lightview-plus/)
Get your videos noticed with this plugin. When visitors arrive on your page, a box will pop up that shows off a featured video. The plugin supports videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Blip. Get more views for your videos and more subscribers to your channel by using this simple plugin.
Daiko's YouTube widget(http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/daikosd-youtube-widget/)
Create a YouTube widget to show off videos in your sidebar with this plugin. The widget shows a random video from a defined number that you choose. You can customize it to show the widget where you like on the page, create a custom video list, and to set conditional tags.
Video is a great way to enhance your blog. Instead of just plugging in the URL or manually embedding it into a post, try out one of these plugins for making promotion easier and getting your videos noticed.
What plugins do you use for managing videos on your blog? Share them in the comments!
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