Have you been uploading videos to other platforms(e.g., YouTube) to generate a thumbnail while creating 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. Go to ‘Appearance’ and select ‘Editor’.

  2. Now choose ‘theme functions’ and paste the code below

    “ wp_oembed_add_provider(‘https://www.hippovideo.io/video/play/*’, ‘https://www.hippovideo.io/services/oembed’); “
  1. Finally, click ‘Update file’.

Once you’re done with these settings, you can use any number of videos to generate thumbnails in WordPress.