HTML5 has been in the heart of web related conversations for a good span of time, specifically the video on HTML5. It emerges as a fine solution on how to embed video on websites, which seems to be an old age problem for the designers and website owners.
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HTML5 video player sets out to be a better option then the Flash player. It includes many new features and more dynamic web applications and interfaces. With the HTML5 video tag, you can play back videos on the new mobile devices at a native HTML5 speed and on the old browsers that do not require Flash player.
Here are a few top WordPress plugins that will help you get HTML5 video player.
JW For WordPress
This plugin makes it pretty much comprehensive for you to deliver HTML5 and flash video players through your WordPress website. A good advantage of this plugin is the easy customization and modifications in the Flash or HTML5 video using the JW Player in your WordPress posts.
It is developed by Longtail Video. The plugin also provides the player's configuration options, like changing the player skin.
MediaElement.js – HTML5 Video & Audio Player
This plugin provides Silverlight fallback and Flash players for non HTML5 browsers. It supports a lot of formats including MP4, OGG, WebM, WMV, MP3, WAV, WMA files as well as captions with WebSRT files. It also supports Android, iPhone and iPad.
Secure HTML5 Video Player
Secure HMTL5 Video Player lets you play the HTML5 video on the latest browsers where videos can be served privately or played from a secured directory. This plugin is built on the VideoJS video player library. You can embed videos in your post using this plugin. Settings can be easily configured with a control panel and simplified short codes.
VideoJS – HTML5 Video Player for WordPress
This is built on the Video.js HTML5 video player library. It is the most widely used HTML5 video player which lets you embed videos in your post using HTML5 with Flash fallback support for non-HTML5 browsers.
Projekktor Video Tag Extension
You can embed HTML5 video and audio by adding shortcodes, using this plugin. It will also generate a playlist for you. This plugin will give you features like automatic Flash fallback, six premium player themes, custom logo overlay, YouTube support other social features to embed your posts to Twitter and Facebook.
As mentioned earlier, that this plugin creates a playlist too. It will generate the playlist by collecting videos form your already published posts and and creates a JSON format Projekktor playlist out of them.
Try these plugins out and experience the new feel of embedding HTML5 videos in your posts and pages.
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