SwfObj Plugin: for embedding Flash objects

Insert Flash content into WordPress using shortcodes.

Author:Matt Carpenter (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.5
WordPress version tested:3.0.5
Plugin version:1.0.2
Added to WordPress repository:13-05-2008
Last updated:17-12-2010
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
Rating, %:100
Rated by:2
Plugin URI:http://orangesplotch.com/blog/swfobj/
Total downloads:75 228
Active installs:3 000+
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This plugin enables inserting flash content into WordPress posts and pages with shortcode. The resulting embedded Flash implements the SWFObject library for XHTML compliance and cross-browser compatibility.


  • Easy install
  • Upload and embed Flash media using WordPress's native media tools
  • Insert Flash objects with simple short code
  • Supports all Flash param options including flashvars, wmode and allowFullscreen
  • Granular level of control allows easy overriding of default options
  • Generates <object> code for RSS compatibility
  • Can embed objects dynamically using javascript or statically
  • Uses SWFObject 2.2 for greater browser support
  • HTML5 compliant, allowing enhanced alt content for browsers without Flash plugin

Insert Flash content into a post or page using the Flash media button, or simple shortcode:

[swfobj src="movie.swf"]
[swfobj src="movie.swf" height="250" width="400"]

For more information visit the plugin website