Hi Everyone!! In this post, I am going to show you How to Add a Video Slider In WordPress. Adding video content in your website is a great way for engaging users. High quality video content might be a push that you website needs. Video sliders make your site feel animated and lively. So, let’s see the steps to Add a Video Slider In WordPress.
How To Add a Video Slider In WordPress
In this tutorial, I am going to use Smart Slider 3 plugin. For this tutorial, you will have to Install and Activate this plugin.
From you WordPress Dashboard, go to Smart Slider and click on NEW SLIDER.
This will open a new popup window. Here, you can enter the name, height as well as the width of your slider. This slider allows you to choose from some of the presets underneath. After this, you can click on the Create button.
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In the new page, you can add slides or scroll down to edit the settings of your slider. In order to add video, click on ADD SLIDE button and click on Video. After that, enter the Vimeo or YouTube URL in the Video URL field. Once everything is done, click on ADD VIDEO and you are going to have video as a slide in your slider. To another more videos, just repeat this process.
This plugin allows you to Drag and Drop slides to reorder them in your slider. To explore slide settings, hover on your slide and click on the three-dot icon on the top-right of the slide. From here, you can duplicate, copy, unpublish, set slide as first or even delete the slide.
You can click the PREVIEW button on the top-left. If you are happy with settings and placement of the slides then, click on SAVE button on the top-right.
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To add a slider to your page or post, simply copy and paste the shortcode of the slider. To find the shortcode, click on PUBLISH tab under your slides and look under the shortcode section.
You can add a Gutenberg block of Smart Slider 3 plugin. From there, you can select any one from the existing sliders.
There you go, you can easily Add a Video Slider In WordPress. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you have any queries, feel free to ask me in the comment section below.