Recipe Hero Video

Installation

It’s very easy to add Recipe Here to your site. You can install it in a couple of ways:

Uploading in WordPress Dashboard

  1. Navigate to the ‘Add New’ in the plugins dashboard
  2. Navigate to the ‘Upload’ area
  3. Select recipe-hero-video.zip from your computer
  4. Click ‘Install Now’
  5. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

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Using FTP

  1. Download recipe-hero-video.zip
  2. Extract the recipe-hero-video directory to your computer
  3. Upload the recipe-hero-video directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  4. Activate the plugin in the Plugin dashboard

Replace the featured image

To add a video that will replace the standard featured image, simply go to the Recipe edit screen and on the bottom right, below the Recipe Gallery, will be a metabox for Recipe Video.

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Simply add the URL directly to the video you’d like to embed. eg. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uXIPhxL5XA

Feel free to use links for websites like:

  • Animoto
  • Blip
  • CollegeHumor
  • DailyMotion
  • Flickr
  • FunnyOrDie.com
  • Hulu
  • Imgur
  • Instagram
  • Issuu
  • Meetup.com
  • EmbedArticles
  • Mixcloud
  • Photobucket
  • PollDaddy
  • Rdio
  • Revision3
  • Scribd
  • SlideShare
  • SmugMug Various
  • SoundCloud
  • Spotify
  • TED
  • Twitter
  • Vimeo
  • WordPress.tv
  • YouTube
  • iSnar

Videos for instructions / steps

Additionally, you may optionally add a video URL for each instruction / step, like so:

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Videos on recipe archive

You’ll find under Recipe Hero > Settings a new setting called Recipe Videos on Archive, which when checked will replace the images on ‘archives’ (lists of recipes) with a video too.

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Updates & Licensing

We’ve kept updates and licensing very simple. After installing and activating Recipe Hero Video, you’ll see a notification asking you to activate, which will bring you to the plugin’s details in your admin’s Plugins list.

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Simply enter in your license key, found in either your email receipt or my account, and the email you purchased it with. It will then verify your license and from then on, updates will automatically appear for you!