Video Widgets Addon Tutorial

WP Video Robot – Video Widgets

 

Easily show up your imported videos through widgets. WP Video Robot – Video Widgets offers an easy and user friendly interface to select videos you want to show up on your sidebar. You can also customize the styles of widgets through custom.css.

If you need help to install the this addon, here is a tutorial for that.

First of all, head to WPVR Addons > Video Widgets and enable the addon in order to use it.1)-WPVR-Video-Widgets

Go to WP Widgets screen and add the newly created ‘#WPVR Video Widget’ widget to the sidebar of you choice. Click on the big black ‘Configure Widget’ button inside of it. A popup with options will appear.3)-WPVR-Video-Widgets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inside that popup, you have 3 tabs : Widget Content, Widget Query, Widget Theme. You can customize the widget with several options until it suits your needs.

Widget Content

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Enable Widget Title:
You can choose whether to show or hide the widget title.

Widget Title :
You can enter here your custom widget title.

Enable Video Thumbnail :
You can choose whether to show or hide the video thumbnail.

Enable Video Title : 
You can choose whether to show or hide the video title below the video thumbnail.

Enable Video Excerpt :
You can choose whether to show or hide the video excerpt below the video title.

Enable Video Duration : 
You can choose whether to show or hide the video duration upon the video thumbnail.

Enable Video Views : 
You can choose whether to show or hide the video views count upon the video thumbnail.

Enable Read More Link : 
You can choose whether to show or hide a read more link below the video excerpt.

Enable Play Icon : 
You can choose whether to show or hide a big play icon upon the center of the video thumbnail.

Widget Query

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Videos Count :
Choose how many videos to show per widget.

Video Categories :
Pick one or more categories to pull videos from. Leave blank for all categories.

Authors :
Pick one or more authors to filter pulled videos. Leave blank for all authors.

Post types :
Pick one or more custom post type, if you want to include other videos or posts. Leave blank for all custom post types.

Tags :
Pick one or more tags to filter pulled videos. Leave blank for all tags.

Order :
Select an ordering direction. ASC for Ascending and DESC for descending.

Order By :
Select the ordering criterion.

Current Post Related :
When your widget is showing on a single video, you can choose to show only related videos by tags or by categories.

WIDGET THEME

You can choose an appearence theme for your widgets here.

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Here is how the widget should look like.

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That’s it ! WPVR Video Widget is ready to work.

If you need any help using this addon, you can ask for help on the addons support forum.

Cheers !