WP Silverlight Media Player

A Silverlight-based Media Player for WordPress.

Author:Ruslan Yakushev (profile at wordpress.org)
WordPress version required:2.5
WordPress version tested:2.8.4
Plugin version:0.8
Added to WordPress repository:11-01-2009
Last updated:30-09-2009
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, %:97
Rated by:6
Plugin URI:http://ruslany.net/wp-media-player/
Total downloads:23 697
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This plugin allows addition of Silverlight-based media players to WordPress blog posts and pages. The players can be used to play Windows Media Video (WMV) encoded video content.

The plugin has the following features:

  • 6 player styles
  • Watermark image
  • Tracking and reporting on how many times the videos have been watched
  • Default player configuration settings, such as size, thumbnail, auto load and auto play.
  • Per-instance player configuration settings that can be used to customize each individual player within or across blog posts.
  • Unlimited number of players within the same blog post or page.
  • UI for uploading of video files and for inserting media players into blog posts and pages

Follow the instructions at WP Media Player - Video Encoding to encode the video content for the player.

The version 0.8 contains several bug fixes and a new feature for adding watermark image in the player. Refer to the changelog for more details.

For more information, demos and usage instructions refer to the plugin home page.