Video post format

Requirement

A video post is a post set to the "Video" post format.

Single post template

For a video post, you can override its template. To use e.g. big player on top, please do as follows:

  1. Go to the WordPress Admin › Appearance › Customize panel
  2. Open to the Posts › Video Post Format section
  3. Select the Media, no sidebar template
  4. Publish changes

Video icon

To highlight that a post is a video, you can show the video icon on top of its featured image, on all collections. To enable this, please do as follows:

  1. Go to the WordPress Admin › Appearance › Customize panel
  2. Open to the Posts › Video Post Format section
  3. Check the Show Featured Image Icon option
  4. Publish changes

On a single post page, if you want to load video player instead of a featured image, please do as follows:

  1. Go to the WordPress Admin › Appearance › Customize panel
  2. Open to the Posts › Video Post Format section
  3. Check the Use embeds instead of featured images option
  4. Publish changes

Auto video length

It's a part of the MediaAce plugin so please refer to the plugin page to learn more.