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The Media Widget


The Media Widget

Display media in text widget easily, youtube video, vimeo video, instagram image, easy to use just paste link! fully responsive and custom height.

The Features

  1. Fully responsive.
  2. Youtube, Vimeo, Instagram images support.
  3. Easy to use, just paste link.
  4. Custom height.
  5. Same Text widget in wordpress.

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  1. Upload ‘the-media-widget’ folder to the ‘/wp-content/plugins/’ directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Now use “Text Widget” in wordpress, paste media link (youtube or vimeo or instagram image) in “Content” field.
  4. Iframe video height is “300” pixel, if you want to change it, go to Settings > Media, now in “Video Height” field, enter your custom height for youtube and vimeo video.


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“The Media Widget” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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First version.