What is Easy Video Player WordPress Plugin ?
Easy Video Player WordPress Plugin is a powerful responsive video player plugin for WordPress and WooCommerce that can play local video or audio, streaming videos from a server,mp3 / mp4, HLS / HTTP live streaming, Youtube, Vimeo ,VR / 360°, google drive, openload / openload.co and other cloud platforms and much more. It only requires the mp4 format (the best and most used format on the web) and it will work on mobile devices and desktop machines no matter which browser is used. Packed with a huge amount of features like responsive layout, multiple instances manager, flexible skin, HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 video support, DASH MPEG, 360 degree video / virtual reality / VR, share window, embed window, cuepoints, multiple subtitles, video quality selector, subtitle selector, private / password protect video, google analytics, VAST (Digital Video Ad Serving Template) and VMAP (Digital Video Multiple Ad Playlist) advertisement, and much more, it makes it the best and most flexible video player available on sale.
Easy Video Player WordPress Plugin main features:
Custom posts type support.
WooCommerce support, EVP can be included in a WooCommerce product page, all video formats, features, and settings work exactly like in the WordPress version, there are no restrictions.
Optional replace default WordPress video player with EVP. Replace video block, Youtube block and Vimeo block with the same flexibility as the normal EVP version, video tutorial here.
Mobile and desktop optimized.
Fail-safe / backup / second source, possibility to add a second source, if the first video source can’t play EVP will play the second source, video tutorial here.
Play mp4 video, mp3 audio or HLS/m3u8 files on your TV screen using Chromecast, the media can be controlled via the video player interface basically, the browser and the video player become a remote tv, example here, (please note currently HLS, youtube, Vimeo and advertisement are not supported).
Support for multiple video quality and optional video quality selector similar to Youtube. Support for local video or audio, streaming video from a server or Youtube video.
Support for audio files (.mp3).
Real time spectrum visualizer for audio / mp3 files with customizable color theme, example here.
Support for subtitles files (.srt, .vtt or txt).
Optional encrypt subtitles source / path. Using this feature will not allow a user / software to see / steal the subtitles source / path from the page source.
Optional subtitles selector. EVP supports multiple subtitles, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional subtitle selector.
Optional playback rate / speed selector. EVP supports multiple playback rates / speeds, they can be set with ease and changed at runtime using an optional playback rates / speeds selector.
Optional fill entire video screen, this feature will allow filling the gaps of the video player, you can have for example a real full-width player.
Youtube video quality buttons selectors from the video control bar. The available quality rates will be displayed in a cool way so you can select the desired quality for the playing video.
The video player can play a HD video on desktop machines and a smaller video on mobile devices, this useful feature is optional, this means that the video player can play the same video source on all desktop machines or mobile devices.
Support for 360 degree / virtual reality / VR videos, example here.
Support for green screen / transparent background videos, the possiblity to remove the green color from a video with a green, blue or any popular color used for this type of CGI effect background and replace it with transparency example here.
Support for multiple instances.
Multiple instances manager, this is a great feature that allows automated control over all Easy Video Player WordPress Plugin instances. Once a video instance is playing the other instances can be set to pause or stop. For example if this feature is set to stop all instances will stop and interrupt the download process this way the page will not load more then one video at the time.
Optional video poster, the poster is visible when the video player is stopped plus support for two poster sources one for desktop machines and one for mobile devices. Please note that a single source can be used for both for desktop machines and mobile devices.
Optional pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll / ads / advertisement video or image (similar to youtube ads with extra features). EVP supports unlimited ads they can be added and configured easily.
Detailed documentation and sample files included.
When viewing the player on a mobile device the autoplay is set to false, the volume bar is disabled, when youtube videos are used the poster is disabled / hidden and the large play button is only available after the video starts playing.
When viewing the player on a mobile device or browser and the player is embedded using the embed code the fullscreen button doesn’t work if the browser doesn’t have fullscreen support, browsers like IE8/IE9/IE10 or some mobile browsers.
VAST (Digital Video Ad Serving Template) and VMAP (Digital Video Multiple Ad Playlist) advertisement support, support for linear / nonlinear single or multiple (pods) video/audio (pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll) ads and of course the option to create VAST playlists using VMAP, example here.
Possibility to set VAST (Digital Video Ad Serving Template) start time in hh:mm:ss. This is an invaluable and unique feature only that EVP has since the VAST template doesn’t have any rule about when to play the ads and this is left to the video player publisher. This feature is added as a helper but VMAP can be used to create VAST playlists and ad breaks can be added at any desired time on the video timeline. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Custom vector (.svg) font specially made for EVP, pelase check out this example.
Optional keyboard support (F:fullscreen / normalscreen, LEFT/RIGHT ARROWS:skip video 5 seconds forward or backward, UP/DOWN ARROWS: volume up or volume down, M:mute/unmute, SPACElay/pause)
HTTP Live Streaming / HLS / m3u8 video support on all browsers mobile and desktop.
DASH MPEG / Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP / .mpd video support on all supported browsers mobile and desktop,
Optional commercial popup ads (similar to youtube popup ads are displayed). Multiple ads can be added for a video, also the show and hide time can be specified, for example a pupup ad commercial can be showed at second 10 and hidden at second 40.
Usage of the same Easy Video Player WordPress Plugin custom skin even for the Youtube videos.
Optional encrypt video source / path. Using this feature will not allow a user / software to see / steal the video source / path from the page source.
Resume / remember function which marks the last play position of the video when the browser is closed and remembers it when you come back to watch video again.
Thumbnails preview. Please see this example
Live auto-generated video thumbnails, now is possible to auto-generate video preview thumbnails directly from video, example here, video tutorial here. This feature works with self hosted or external hosted mp4/video, HLS/m3u8, Google drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3 and more…
Support for openload / openload.co. Please watch this video tutorial for more info.
Google analytics support, the possibility to view how many times a video was played or downloaded, please see this video tutorial.
Support for sticky display type, please see this example.
Non linear google adsense support, one or more non linear adsense ads can be set to run during video playback.
Interactive Media Ads SDKs – IMA SDK for HTML5 and DFP / Google Doubleclick IMA tags support, which allows you to place Google Adsense for Video tags to stream video PreRoll Ads (linear), Mid-Roll, Post-Roll, VMAP+Bumper and Pods, or Non-Linear Banner/Text Ads (non-linear) with your self hosted videos, adsense example here and DFP, VAST, VMAP example here.
Support for sticky mode when scrolling up/down through the page this way UVP will always be visible. If the video player is not in the browser viewport area, the sticky version will take over at the bottom of the page. Please check out this example, please scroll the page down to view this feature in action
Private password protected videos, example here
Timestamp support in format of t=hours[h]minutes[m]seconds, start the video at a specified time by setting a timestamp in the player page URL, please see this example and check the URL format it has a timestamp attached to it ex: t=0h0m20s.
Optional start at time and end at time, EVP can be set to play or stop at a specific time.
Use EVP as a video background and even controll it using the API, EVP can be used as a video background for any any HTML page, example here.
HEX / CSS color support, the buttons colors can be modified with simple CSS by passing a hexadecimal color(ex: #FF0000) and even more, we have done it in a cool way that all graphics will retain the texture and at the same time apply the chosen color.
Multiples display types: responsive / fixed / fullscreen / popup / lightbox / modal / sticky..
Lightbox / modal display type, now it is possible to open EVP in a modal / lightbox window when the page loads or on user interaction, for example a button or image click, please see this video tutorial.
Possibility to open a new page when the video has finished to play, it can open a new page in a different window or replace the page in which the player is running (_blank or _self). Chromeless support, it can be used to create your own video player or as background video, example here.
Optional custom watermark logo. The logo can be set to hide with the control bar or to always be visible, also the logo position is customizable.
AutoHide controls bar, the video player can be set to autohide the controls bar after a number of seconds of inactivity.
Custom context menu, when the right mouse button is clicked a custom menu appears that allows to copy the video URL / video URL at current time or switch fullscreen /normalscreen.
A to B video loop / ab loop, option to loop a specific section / part of a video using two time / timestamp points, point a the start point and point b the end point, this points can be adjusted using the a to b loop controlbar.
The video controls bar can be showed or hidden when the video is stopped or it hasn’t started.
Click to play or pause, you can click on the video to play/pause the video.
Added optional go fullscreen on play, when the play button is clicked the player goes fullscreen example here.
Option to only allow a logged in user to view / play the video, example here.
Powerful API included with example files, full set of API methods, including play, pause, stop, scrub with time, scrub with percent, volume and soooo much more.
Double click / double tap functionality, left video side rewind 10 seconds, center video go fullscreen / normal screen, right video side go forward 10 seconds.