Instantly Add Responsive Video Embeds to WordPress

With all of the responsive WordPress themes flooding the market, it’s important to make sure that any embedded media will respond to screen sizes of various devices. Otherwise, what’s the point of having a responsive design? You don’t want to have unresponsive media breaking your responsive design or you might as well not invest in a responsive WordPress theme.

Responsive Video Embeds is a new plugin that will automatically resize your WordPress auto-embeds, including video and other iframes. It makes use of the auto-embed feature that is already built into WordPress, which automatically turns links to video embeds into a video player when you view the post. Auto-embeds can be eaily turned on by going to: Dashboard > Settings > Media. You’ll need to have those turned on in order to use the responsive video embeds plugin.

Responsive Video Embeds supports a wide range of video providers, including:

  • YouTube
  • Vimeo
  • DailyMotion
  • Blip.tv
  • Viddler
  • hulu.com
  • Revision 3
  • Funny or Die
  • WordPress.tv
  • Scribd

Screenshots are of little use with this kind of plugin. You’ll definitely want to check out a live demo on the plugin’s homepage. Resize your browser to see the videos scale to fit the resolution.

WordPress Multisite Compatibility:

Good news for network admins: This plugin is was created to be compatible with WordPress Multisite. You won’t need to do anything except to make sure that you use the Network Activate feature to activate the plugin. That will enable responsive video resizing for embeds on every site on your network.

The Responsive Video Embeds plugin supports all the major video providers and is available for free from the WordPress repository. Add it to your site today for instant, worry-free responsive video embeds.

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