Getting Started with Brightcove Video Connect for the WordPress CMS

Product(s)
Video Cloud
Role(s)
Studio User
Topic(s)
CMS Integrations

This topic provides an overview of Brightcove Video Connect for the WordPress Content Management System.

Plug-in Version Documentation Download Compatibility Notes
1.5.0
  • See v1.4.x docs until update available

Plug-In

Plug-In on VIP - TBD 
Source Code

Key Updates: User can now embed an In-Page Experience player including being able to override the videos by selecting videos or a playlist. WordPress admin can also specify a Brightcove ingest profile using a filter; otherwise will use Brightcove account default. . Detailed commit list.

Requires at least: WordPress 4.2, Tested up to: WordPress 4.9.6

Uses: Brightcove CMS & Dynamic Ingest API's, Brightcove HTML5 Player

1.4.1

Plug-In

Plug-In on VIP 
Source Code

Key Updates: User can now choose either Javascript or iFrame embed code for the Brightcove player; previously was iFrame only.  User has more control over player configuration including autoplay, mute, and fixed size vs responsive. Detailed commit list.

Requires at least: WordPress 4.2, Tested up to: WordPress 4.9.4

Uses: Brightcove CMS & Dynamic Ingest API's, Brightcove HTML5 Player

1.3.2 Click Here

Plug-In

Plug-In on VIP
Source Code

Requires at least: WordPress 4.2, Tested up to: WordPress 4.7.3 

Uses: Brightcove CMS & Dynamic Ingest API's, Brightcove HTML5 Player

The Brightcove Connector for WordPress is an open source plugin.  You are free to install, use and modify it for your needs.  If you are unable to successfully install the connector on your WordPress server, Brightcove offers a CMS Connector onboarding package which provides direct access to the connector developers for installation support.  Your Brightcove Account Manager can provide more details on the onboarding package.

If the Brightcove Connector is installed but not working as documented, please fill out this support worksheet and include it with a support ticket to Brightcove customer support.