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Creating a Video Post

Bani is a powerful WordPress blog theme, It supports 5 different post formats. You can create a standard blog post or you can use shuban to create video, audio, status or a gallery post type. In this documentation, we will learn how to create a video blog post. This feature is only available in Premium Version.


What is post format?

Post format is a theme feature introduced by WordPress with its version 3.1. It is an extra piece of meta-information stored with the post so that it can be used by our WordPress theme to customize the post’s look & feel. In short, Shuban used this information to know more & to customize about the blog post. WordPress can support different post formats. With Bani, we are supporting Audio, Video, Gallery, Status & Standard post format.


What is video blog post?

Video is a post format which we use to create a video blog post. On this link, we have a video as a post thumbnail instead of an image. You can play this video even from a home page without going to the blog post.

Video blog post

How to create such blog post with Bani?

Follow these steps to create a video post:

  1. Login to WordPress admin dashboard.
  2. Go to Posts > Add New. WordPress add new blog post
  3. On ‘Add New Post’ screen: Select ‘Video’ radio button in ‘Format’ meta box displayed on the right sidebar.WordPress theme select post format
  4. When you select ‘Video’ radio button as shown in step 3, a new meta box (Video Post Metabox) will appear below our main text editor. If you don’t see new meta box appearing, check this link.WordPress theme insert video link
  5. Enter link of your video into the text box as displayed here: Paste video link here
  6. Add other post information like title, your post content, category, tags etc.WordPress video blog post
  7. Click on Publish button.

Your video blog post will be published.


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