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Hippo Video - WordPress Integration Setup

Have you been uploading videos to other platforms(e.g., YouTube) lately? Or, are you juggling between tabs to generate a thumbnail while attaching a video on a Website or blog in WordPress?

Well, now cut the middleman out(uploading videos to other platforms). Because Hippo Video's got you covered.

Now, a thumbnail is generated on WordPress for any video you choose to embed or paste a URL.

Here are some simple steps you need to follow to enjoy this feature:

  1. Login to WordPress as administrator.

  2. Go to Appearance and select Editor.

  3. Now choose theme functions and paste the code as shown below.

    wp_oembed_add_provider( ‘*’, ‘’ );
  1. Finally, click Update File.

  2. Once you’re done with these settings, open a new tab and login to Hippo Video using your credentials.

  3. Click on Library icon from the left navbar and select the video you'd want to embed. 

  4. Then, click on Share/Embed Codeicon > Embed Inline Embed and check Use oEmbed URL box.

  5. Copy and Paste the oEmbed code to generate your video preview in WordPress.

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