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 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. Firstly, login or sign in to WordPress as administrator.
2. Go to ‘Appearance’ and select ‘Editor’.
3. Now choose ‘theme functions’ and paste the code below
4. Finally, click ‘Update file’.
Now, once you’re done with these settings, select the video you'd want to embed. Go to 'PUBLISH VIDEO' → 'Embed' →'INLINE EMBED' and check 'Use oEmbed URL' box. Copy and paste the oEmbed code to generate your video preview in WordPress.