Universal Video Player supports YouTube, Vimeo and Self-Hosted videos and is a top-notch responsive HTML5 plugin compatible with all major browsers and mobile devices.
It plays .MP4 video files and .WEBM (on browsers which don’t have MP4 support).
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Step 1: Installation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAFJMLyKvvs
Step 2: Create a new player and manage the player settings – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwNqOK0UCFE
Step 3: Manage the playlist and categories – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49Uo9JGm1wk
NEW: Automatically Obtain Thumbnail, Title and Description From YouTube Server – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_NRQJ-uiKI
YouTube, Vimeo and Self-Hosted support
It plays YouTube, Vimeo and Self-Hosted video files. For YouTube and Vimeo, all you need to use is the video ID. The videos need to be public, not private or unlisted.
The plugin can be used in websites which are responsive. Optional parameter to disable responsive behavior in order to integrate it in non-responsive websites.
It is compatible with IOS and Android operating systems.
Option to activate Google Analytics tracking. You’ll be able to see how many times each video was played.
Customizable Color Scheme
Any color scheme possible, customizable from parameters, so you can integrate this audio player in any design.
Option To Automatically Obtain the Video Thumbnail, Title and Description From YouTube Servers
All you need to use is the YouTube video ID and the plugin will get these information from YouTube server. Parameters to use your own information.
Because Google has imposed data quota restrictions for YouTube API keys you’ll have to generate your own YouTube API key (which is free) and replace the existing YouTube API key.
Playlist With 3 Versions
You can show the playlist thumb, title & description or hide one of them. Also parameters for playlist size and color.
You have the option to search the playlist. The results will be displayed as you type the search term.
The playlist items can be structured in categories. A video can belong to multiple categories.
You can choose from the 2 skins available: back & white. Also, from parameters you can create any color scheme, having the possibility to integrate it in any design.
Available button (on desktop) to download the current playing file (only for self-hosted videos). You have the option to hide the download button.
You can share your video player on Facebook and Twitter. Parameters to customize the share title and description.
Button to show or hide the playlist. Also option to load the player with the playlist hidden.
Option to shuffle the playlist.
You can define a logo in the top & left corner. Also, option to set the link and target_self or _blank.
Autoplay, loop (entire playlist), colors, dimensions etc. Over 85 parameters from where you can customize the player.
The JS file has around 55KB
Once you’ve bought the product, you can download for free, from your account, all the updated versions.
Note for IOS/Android (restrictions imposed by Apple/Google) and other browsers:
– it autoplays on IOS/Android only if the video is muted. When you set autoPlayOnMobile:true, the video will mute automatically for mobile devices.
– volume controls will not work on IOS/Android. You’ll have to adjust the volume with physical buttons of the mobile device.
Note for Safari, Chrome & Firefox (restrictions imposed by Apple & Google):
– Starting with Safari 11, Firefox 66 and Chrome 66 the autoplay will not work because Apple & Google disabled autoplay feature and it can’t be controlled from JS. It autoplays only if the video is muted
– Starting with the version 66 of Firefox, autoplay was blocked, You can revert to the old behavior from browser settings, when autoplay was allowed.
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UPDATES / RELEASE LOG
***Version 3.8.1 Release Date: February 01, 2022- updates for 2022***Version 3.8 Release Date: November 19, 2021 – replaced PHP SESSIONS with COOKIES***Version 3.7.3 Release Date: September 10, 2021- code improvements for loading the next YouTube/Vimeo video on mobile devices- css fix***Version 3.7.2 Release Date: August 14, 2021- code improvements***Version 3.7.1 Release Date: June 02, 2021- new API function added to change the category by clicking a button on the page***Version 3.7 Release Date: May 04, 2021- code improvements***Version 3.6.0 Release Date: March 24, 2021- updated the plugin to respect the latest Envato WordPress Plugin Requirements ***Version 3.5.0 Release Date: March 05, 2021- mobile autoplay improvements***Version 3.4.0 Release Date: January 30, 2021- it will have bottom playlist when the mobile device is hold in portrait mode for easy readable text***Version 3.3.5 Release Date: December 16, 2020- code improvements***Version 3.3.4 Release Date: September 23, 2020- sessions improvements ***Version 3.3.3 Release Date: September 01, 2020- session_start with ‘read_and_close’***Version 3.3.2 Release Date: August 06, 2020- Google Analytics Tracking improvement- notice fix for ‘videos_initial_ord’ optional parameter***Version 3.3.1 Release Date: July 03, 2020- removed error suppression***Version 3.3.0 Release Date: May 17, 2020- css modifications***Version 3.3 Release Date: April 30, 2020- “use strict” mode on- improvements for shuffle feature***Version 18.104.22.168 Release Date: April 08, 2020- youtube info reader update***Version 22.214.171.124 Release Date: February 29, 2020- added new parameter called ‘Advance To Next Video’ which will allow you to set if the next movie plays after the current movie has finished***Version 126.96.36.199 Release Date: January 24, 2020- updates for 2020***Version 3.2.1 Release Date: August 30, 2019- replaced die() function with wp_die()***Version 3.2 Release Date: June 10, 2019- added playsinline:1 for YouTube instance***Version 3.1 Release Date: April 05, 2019- updated the FaceBook API to the latest version 3.2- updated the help information regarding FaceBook Share***Version 3.0 Release Date: February 22, 2019- ‘Center Player’ parameter was added. By setting it ‘true’ the player will center on the page- multiple code improvements***Version 188.8.131.52 Release Date: December 12, 2018- screenfull.min.js library updated to the latest version***Version 2.9.2 Release Date: December 07, 2018- increased the playlist scroll when using mouse wheel***Version 2.9.1 Release Date: July 07, 2018- code improvements***Version 2.9 Release Date: June 14, 2018- updated the Vimeo API to the latest version***Version 2.8 Release Date: April 27, 2018- auto-play option added for IOS devices when self-hosted videos are used- when initial volume is set to 0 the html5 video tag is also set to muted***Version 2.7 Release Date: February 15, 2018- code improvements***Version 2.6 Release Date: February 07, 2018- optional ‘start point’ and ‘end point’ added for each video- bug fix for first video parameter***Version 2.5 Release Date: January 10, 2018- code improvements for touch navigation feature***Version 184.108.40.206 Release Date: September 15, 2017- code improvements for volume initialization***Version 2.4.3 Release Date: June 27, 2017- optional parameters for the shortcode to set the playlist order***Version 2.4.2 Release Date: May 03, 2017- support for HTTPS websites***Version 220.127.116.11 Release Date: January 28, 2017- updated the Facebook API to the latest version 2.8 – new FaceBook screenshots***Version 2.4.1 Release Date: October 10, 2016- feature: added the new Media Library selection window- bug fix: fixed a bug regarding play button on IOS devices for self-hosted videos***Version 2.4 Release Date: August 11, 2016- code improvements***Version 2.3 Release Date: February 05, 2016- bug fix: the numbers are no longer removed from the title and description***Version 2.2 Release Date: December 22, 2015- bug fix: Fullscreen feature for IE11***Version 2.1.5 Release Date: October 26, 2015- bug fix: For YouTube videos, with the new YouTube API, the preview image didn’t appear. Problem fixed.***Version 2.1.4 Release Date: August 10, 2015- bug fix: the playlist was not hiding properly if showPlaylistBut was set to false***Version 2.1.3 Release Date: August 03, 2015- code improvements***Version 2.1.2 Release Date: June 22, 2015- bug fix: Vimeo videos will preserve the initial volume value while navigating the playlist***Version 2.1.1 Release Date: May 15, 2015- feature: moved to YouTube API v3 to automatically download thumbnail, title and description of the video directly from YouTube server.***Version 2.1 Release Date: April 21, 2015- bug fix: category selection***Version 2.0 Release Date: March 25, 2015- feature: parameter to automatically download thumbnail, title and description of the video directly from YouTube server.- small code improvements***Version 1.3 Release Date: December 02, 2014