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Embed Video Thumbnail

Automatically replace embed videos everywhere with their thumbnail to reduce pages load time and improve your GTmetrix score.

Because embed videos can dramatically increase your page weight and loading time, Embed Video Thumbnail automatically replace them by their corresponding thumbnail. Videos will then only be loaded after click on thumbnails.

This plugin fixes part of the following "defer parsing of javascript" error in GTmetrix :

xxxx MiB of JavaScript is parsed during initial page load. Defer parsing JavaScript to reduce blocking of page rendering.

Currently supported video hosting services :

  • Youtube
  • Vimeo
  • Dailymotion

Optional settings :

  • Toggle activation on each hosting services
  • Display video title over the thumbnail
  • Disable autoplay after click on thumbnail
  • Toggle video loop on Vimeo and Youtube
  • Import/export settings

Custom hosting services can be added with the ikevt_extension_providers hook.

Each hosting service extension must implement Ikana\EmbedVideoThumbnail\Provider\ProviderInterface

Requirements :

  • php 5.3+
Author ikanaweb
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Tags dailymotion, defer, embed, gtmetrix, ikana, ikanaweb, javascript, parsing, replace, thumbnail, video, vimeo, youtube
  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' screen in WordPress
  3. Use the Embed Video Thumbnail menu in admin panel to configure the plugin

0.0.2

  • Added fr_FR and en_US translation files

0.0.1

  • Stable version
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Version 0.0.2

Requires WordPress version: 4.5 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 13 Feb 2017

Date Added: 13 Feb 2017

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