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This tiny plugin allows you to embed online video from YouTube, Vimeo and more media for a responsive layout - they scale according to the screen size.
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Responsive Video Shortcodes

This plugin is no longer maintained.

This is the Github repository for the Responsive Video Shortcodes plugin for WordPress.

For more information about what the plugin does, please visit its website in the WordPress Plugin Repository.


You have multiple options when installing the plugin. For production environments, it is recommended to download the current version either from the WordPress Plugin Repository or as a released version from Github.

If you want to use the plugin for production environments, it is recommended to use the current release version:

If you are a developer and you are interested in testing, contributing or translating, feel free to download the developmental version of the plugin:

As of version 1.2.2, the plugin is also available on Packagist, so you can include it from there aswell.

Bug Reports and Feature Requests

I appreciate any recommendations and helpful information, so bug reports and any kind of reasonable feature requests are welcome. In each case, please raise an issue here on Github.


You want to help developing the plugin? That is amazing! If you have some code to improve the functionalities or to fix a bug, I would be grateful if you would share them with me. In this case, please do it using a Pull Request.

Current News on oEmbed

WordPress uses oEmbed to embed external media. As of Version 1.1.5, Responsive Video Shortcodes includes an autoplay attribute for the short code. However, as far as I found out, only Vimeo and Soundcloud support autoplays using oEmbed, and still they have different names for the argument. If you find out that another of the WordPress-supported oEmbed platforms supports autoplay, it would be nice if you let me know.

Currently the only services supporting autoplay with oEmbed are:


If you aren't a developer and you need help with the Responsive Video Shortcodes plugin, please visit the official support forums on


This plugin would not exist without the amazing articles by Thierry Koblentz and Anders M. Andersen.