To display saved videos in a Publish2 widget, on the Create Widget page, simply select Videos as an element to display. You can customize the width of the videos to fit the news site, sidebar, or story page where you embed your Publish2 widget.
The widget currently supports YouTube videos, but we’ll be adding more services soon.
Adding videos to a WordPress widget or page using the plugin works the same way — just select videos as an element to display and set the width for the emebed:
You can see videos displayed using the WordPress plugin on this blog in the What We’re Reading sidebar and What We’re Reading page:
To send saved videos as embeds to a WordPress or Movable Type post, click Manage Links on your links page or a Newsgroup links page, select saved videos (along with tweets, links, and anything else you want to send), select videos as an element under “Publish to a blog,” and set the width:
Using Link Assist in the WordPress Plugin, you can embed saved videos simply by clicking the Embed video button:
I embedded the video below — along with the comment and other info saved to Publish2 — with one click using Link Assist:
VIDEO: The Secret Behind The Real-Time Web
rosstmiller on YouTube | August 13, 2009
Ryan Sholin says: In this video, FriendFeed (comically) reveals the secret little orderly process that keeps updates flowing through their network in real-time. A little industrial for my tastes, and proponents of the DRY principle in programming might throw up in their mouths a little bit. (Spotted via ReadWriteWeb.)
The WordPress plugin also supports Vimeo, with more services coming soon.
Here’s a fantastic example of Publish2’s Social Journalism in action on the Spot.us blog, which rounds up conversation about the DREAM Act on YouTube and Twitter:
Curating what your community is saying on YouTube and Twitter has never been easier — what are you waiting for?