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Overlay Plugin – Adding a new video

Introduction

Login to your WordPress admin panel and visit Videos > Add Video. Sample illustration below.

Adding a new video to the Videos Post Type
Adding a new video to the Videos Post Type

Video Types

Youtube, Vimeo and HTML5 player (self-hosted) videos are supported.

Video type selection to suit your format
Video type selection to suit your format

For Youtube and Vimeo, one needs the respective URL’s onto the ‘Video URL’ field.

For HTML5 Video type, one can select a external or local video based on the two image illustrations below.

If ‘Is Local Video’ is unchecked, one needs to enter the MP4 and Webm Video URL.

If ‘Is Local Video’ is checked, one needs to select the MP4 and Webm Video.

You can use internal or external videos, great for CDN usage
You can use internal or external videos, great for CDN usage

The ‘Weight’ Field is used to order the videos when we use “DF – Video Grid” divi module. Its take a numeric value and the order is ascending, that is, on a scale of 1 to 10, 1 is shown first and 10 last.

Adding a category and featured image to a video.

One can add a category to the video by inserting/selecting a category on the right sidebar. This category will be used in ‘DF – Video Grid’ module to show videos belonging to a category.

The featured image will be used as a preview image for the video.

Video Categories and Featured images in Post Type
Video Categories and Featured images in Post Type
Video Toolkit Plugin for Divi

Video Toolkit Module & Plugin

Manage all your videos in a single post type with Divi modules and triggers for on page placement. 
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