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Plone4Artists video embedding add-on for Plone

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Project Description

p4a.plonevideoembed uses p4a.videoembed to allow you to embed a video that is hosted on a remote video sharing site. Simply:

and the video will be added to your Plone site complete with all the metadata.


p4a.plonevideoembed requires Plone 3.3+.

Add these lines to your buildout.cfg file, and re-run your buildout. Then install the add-ons from the Add/Remove products page in the Plone Control Panel.:


eggs =


zcml =


  • Add a normal link and Plone auto-recognizes it as a video link, and embeds an appropriate video player
  • Video player support for many video hosting providers (listed above)
  • Metadata extraction support for:
    • Youtube
    • Google Video
    • Revver
  • Extracted metadata includes:
    • thumbnail
    • title
    • description
    • tags
    • author
  • FLV URL extraction support for Youtube and


1.3 (2011-12-12)

  • We now require Plone 3.3+. [davidblewett]
  • use zope.lifecycleevent for plone 4 compatibility [vangheem]

1.2 (2010-06-18)

  • Add dependency on Products.fatsyndication. [davidblewett]
  • Remove redundant list in Features section. [davidblewett]
  • Added text from plone4artistsvideo product page to README.txt. Updated setuptools long description to use README.txt. [davidblewett]
  • default view for links changed in Plone 3.3 [tom_gross]
  • added syndication stub. now rss-feed of a video container doesn’t fail any more, if links are present [tom_gross]
  • added some version numbers and dependent packages. [nate]
  • added metadata to and added zcml slug for [nate]

1.1b1 (2008-02-14)


  • Switched over to p4a.subtyper use (Rocky Burt)
  • Added smart folder criteria option for the object_provides interface so it’s possible to add a smart folder that queries all activated links. To use this simply add a new smart folder and add a “Interfaces provided” criteria option. Then type in the full string name of the interface you want to check, which in this case would be: p4a.plonevideoembed.interfaces.IVideoLinkEnhanced (Rocky Burt)
  • Whenever ATLink’s (and anything that provides IAnyVideoLinkCapable) are added/modified, they are scanned to see if they contain known video site info, and if so, automatically activated as a video link. (Rocky Burt)

1.0beta1 (2007-07-31)


  • Now provides method for auto-removing any appropriate marker interfaces (Nate Aune)

1.0alpha1 (2007-04-29)

  • First release – auto integrating videoembed functionality into Plone

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