Video & Podcasting Handout: October 2010 Meetup

Things change rapidly in the WordPress world. The content in this post is more than a year old and may no longer represent best practices.


1 Audio Players

1.1 Audio Player


Plays MP3 audio files, without the extra podcast bells & whistles.

1.2 Audio Link Player

Link: audio-link-player

Automatically converts all MP3 links to players

2 Internet Radio

2.1 WP-Talkshoe

Link: wp-talkshoe

Lets visitors listen when the show is live and subscribe when it isn’t

3 Podcasting

3.1 PowerPress

Link: powerpress

Sophisticated plugin for audio and video podcasts. Handles iTunes feed.

3.2 PodPress

Link: podpress

The original podcasting plugin. Development went into hiatus, but it’s being revived now.

4 Smart YouTube

Link: smart-youtube

Inserts YouTube videos and playlists in posts, comments, and RSS feed

5 Stream Video Player

Link: stream-video-player

iPhone-friendly video/audio player

6 WordPress Video Plugin

Link: wordpress-video-plugin

Embed video from an enormous list of sources

7 Viper’s Video Quicktags

Link: vipers-video-quicktags

Easily embed video from the most popular services

8 VideoPress

8.1 VideoPress service


High-quality video hosting service designed for users. $60/year.

8.2 VideoPress Plugin

Link: video

Lets you embed VideoPress into your self-hosted WP site

9 Ustream

Link: ustreamtv

Lets you embed live streaming video from

10 Cincopa

Link: wordpress-plugin.aspx

Adds Video, Audio, Photos and Slideshows to Your Website (software download and free Cincopa account required)

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