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  • Video Filter

    You may insert videos from popular video sites by using a simple tag [video:URL].


    • Single video:
    • Random video out of multiple:
    • Override default autoplay setting: [video: autoplay:1]
    • Override default width and height:
      [video: width:X height:Y]
    • Override default aspect ratio:
      [video: ratio:4/3]
    • Align the video:
      [video: align:right]

    Supported sites: YouTube, Google Video, Tangle, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Flickr Slideshows, Flickr Video, Game Videos, Meta Cafe, Streamhoster, Game Trailers, College Humor, MySpace, Capped,, Slideshare, Picasa Slideshows, Teachertube.

    Special instructions:

    Some codecs need special input. You'll find those instructions here.
    • Slideshare:
      You need to construct your own URL, using the "Wordpress Embed" code from Slideshare, extract the "id" and "doc" parts, and form the URL like this:
    • Picasa Slideshows:
      You must use the URL of the RSS feed for the Picasa album:
      1. View the album in Picasa (you should see thumbnails, not a slideshow).
      2. Find the "RSS" link and click it.
      3. Copy the resulting URL from the browser address bar. Example:
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs are automatically recognized. The <br /> line break, <p> paragraph and </p> close paragraph tags are inserted automatically. If paragraphs are not recognized simply add a couple blank lines.