I see that it is possible to put a preview image on top of videos in my portfolio but I was wondering if it was possible to put a preview image on top of a single media item video. My website is missionquestions.org
Thank you! basstrace
yes – you can add a video links to your content. This page: http://www.no-margin-for-errors.com/projects/prettyphoto-jquery-lightbox-clone/ gives you code snippets for all supported video services like youtube, etc. As link target use the video url and add the image as “link text”.
Sorry to be so novice, but would you please walk me through the steps within the theme to make a preview image go on top of my big video feature? Here is what I am doing: Step 1: In the “One page portfolio” options, I add a “single media item” (video), Step 2: then I upload from a url, paste my youtube link then what do I do? Please help and thank you for your patience. – basstrace
Same problem here :S yo Dude would you like to help us pls! Once i set up the video url i just get a link to the video but no the video inside the post > <
Maybe your hoster blocks the socket function? It’s required to receive the oembed protocol (this protocol ask for the embed/flash code based on the url). If WP doesn’t receive the protocol results it will just display the link (more about this oembed protocol here: http://wordpress.org/support/topic/ (Purchase code hidden if logged out) -from-url ). I could reproduce the problem with a freehoster which also blocks socket connections.
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