<video>. This means any modern mobile device will play video backgrounds on any browser with Video Background Pro.
player_options flag to the
[vidbg] shortcode. This allows you to supply your own arguments to the HTML5
<video> tag or to the YouTube/Vimeo players! The value for the
player_options flag must be a JSON string.
frontend_container flag to the
[vidbg] shortcode. This allows you to position the front-end buttons wherever you like in the case that the current placement doesn't work with your theme.
Video Background Pro will support all modern browsers, and Internet Explorer 11. Bug Fixes Fixed an issue where YouTube videos would not load if scrolling rapidly upon page load. Non numeric inputs for YouTube start and end seconds no longer crash the plugin. Depreciations
Overlay Texture option is now depreciated as of 4.0.0. It will no longer be an option in the shortcode, metabox, or integrations.
Enable Loader option is now depreciated as of 4.0.0 in place of the fallback image now displaying until the video is ready to play. It will no longer be an option in the shortcode, metabox, or integrations.
play_on_mobile shortcode flag is depreciated as of 4.0.0. Video Background Pro will now play the video background on any device that supports auto-playing videos.
v3.0.2 (Jun 9, 2018) Fixed: Issue with front end buttons and end frame poster on SiteOrigin integration. v3.0.1 (May 11, 2018) Fixed: string(27) "no self hosted video exists" error messages when no video is present using SiteOrigin v3.0.0 (May 7, 2018) Enhancement: Completely rewrote Visual Composer integration class. Now reliable across all different themes/plugins. Removed: Old Visual Composer data model for more reliable one. UPGRADING TO 3.0.0 WILL REQUIRE YOU TO RE-ENTER YOUR VIDEO BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR ALL VISUAL COMPOSER INTEGRATION INSTANCES. Enhancement: Completely rewrote SiteOrigin integration class. Now reliable across all different themes/plugins. Removed: Old SiteOrigin data model for more reliable one. UPGRADING TO 3.0.0 WILL REQUIRE YOU TO RE-ENTER YOUR VIDEO BACKGROUND INFORMATION FOR ALL SITEORIGIN INTEGRATION INSTANCES. Removed: Ability to autoplay video backgrounds with sound as it was breaking video backgrounds due to browsers new standards for autoplaying videos. Added: vidbgpro updatemessage() to quickly see what is included in a Video Background Pro update from the WordPress plugins screen. Removed: vidbgpro iswp_version() Removed: vidbgpro loadercolors() Added: Debug mode to easily debug video backgrounds if WP_DEBUG is set to true Added: vidbgpro enablesiteorigin() filter to disable SiteOrigin Integration if desired Added: vidbgpro integrationuse olddata_model() filter to use old integration classes if desired (not recommended) v2.4.1 (Mar 24, 2018) Fixed: Undefined property Notice regarding $ame gettingstarted v2.4.0 (Mar 24, 2018) Added: Feature - Loader Fallback Background: You can now display your fallback image as the loader background! Fixed: An issue regarding thetag in wp addinline_script() v2.3.2 (Mar 8, 2018) Fixed: Cleaned up some code comments Added: function to delete Video Background Pro transients on deactivation Removed: API Activation is no longer required to use the plugin's features, but is still required in order to get updates and support. v2.3.1 (Mar 4, 2018) Added: If page has window.onYouTubePlayerAPIReady(), Video Background Pro will combine the function with Video Background Pro's to avoid conflicts Added: console.log() flags for testing v2.3.0 (Mar 2, 2018) Added: Public method to play video background .playVidbg() Added: Public method to pause video background .pauseVidbg() Added: Public method to mute video background .muteVidbg() Added: Public method to unmute video background .unMuteVidbg() Added: Public method to resize video background .resizeVidbg() Added: Plugin init calls are now added to the page using wp addinline_script() Removed: Depreicated [vidbgpro] shortcode v2.2.0 (Feb 14, 2018) Added: play onmobile shortcode option. Accepts true/false. Added: vidbgpro scriptdeps() allows to add deps to Video Background Pro script Added: vidbgpro enablevc() filter for disabling Visual Composer integration Added: vidbgpro playon mobiledefault() filter for default mobile playback behavior v2.1.1 (Sep 25, 2017) Fixed: Removed old admin page v2.1.0 (Sep 24, 2017) Fixed: compatibility issue in High Sierra and IOS 11 Added: Video playback on supported mobile devices! Added: License authentication for OTA plugin updates v2.0.0 (Jul 9, 2017) Major changes have been brought to v2 to better optimize the plugin and offer more features Fixed: Completely rewrote vidbg into one clean script to handle all functionality. More optimized and error free. Fixed: Issues experienced on some mobile devices. Fixed: open_basedir() issue some users were experiencing Added: Now .zip is just the WordPress installable. Just download and upload to get started. Added: Feature - Youtube Start Second Added: Feature - Youtube End Second Added: Feature - End video on fallback. Added: Feature - Custom CSS loader for self host and Youtube Fixed: Overlay not showing on mobile devices Fixed: All instances of Video Background Pro are now ran straight from the shortcode for more consistency. Fixed: Video Background Pro now will only call all YouTube elements if a YouTube video background instance exists to lower the risk of conflict Fixed: You can now add any YouTube video link type to the shortcode, metabox, etc. Fixed: All CSS was moved to an independent CSS file for faster loading and appearance. Added: Video backgrounds now load much faster due to better coding and optimization. Added: vidbgpro metaboxpriority() filter for changing the priority of the Video Background Pro metabox. Fixed: Video or iframe element will no longer be created and added to the page if mobile is detected for less clutter and faster load speeds. Fixed: YouTube videos will now load much faster now that you have the ability to toggle the CSS loader. v1.1.4 (Aug 3, 2016) Added: Better mobile device support. Added: Support for iPad Pro. Fixed: Issue with video showing in top left-hand area of screen before being resized. Fixed: License URLs v1.1.3 (Aug 2, 2016) Fixed: Issue with placeholder image showing up before the video Fixed: Slow video delay Added: Combined JS files for less http requests and faster load times v1.1.2 (Jul 12, 2016) Fixed compatibility issue with CMB2 Added filter to change loader background color Added a post type filter to add new post types to VBP Fixed a display issue for YouTube videos when container was set to "body" Added frontend buttons position option Fixed an issue where the fallback image would show up before the video played v1.1.1 (Jun 21, 2016) Add localized text for backend Added preventDefault to advanced button Replaced spaces with tabs Added new [vidbg] shortcode. The [vidbgpro] shortcode is now deprecated v1.1.0 (Jun 9, 2016) Fixed an issue with the looping option when using the YouTube integration. v1.0.0 (Jun 5, 2016) Table of Contents Changelog v4.0.3 (Aug 17, 2019) v4.0.2 (Aug 15, 2019) v4.0.1 (Jul 6, 2019) v4.0.0 (Jun 24, 2019) v3.0.2 (Jun 9, 2018) v3.0.1 (May 11, 2018) v3.0.0 (May 7, 2018) v2.4.1 (Mar 24, 2018) v2.4.0 (Mar 24, 2018) v2.3.2 (Mar 8, 2018) v2.3.1 (Mar 4, 2018) v2.3.0 (Mar 2, 2018) v2.2.0 (Feb 14, 2018) v2.1.1 (Sep 25, 2017) v2.1.0 (Sep 24, 2017) v2.0.0 (Jul 9, 2017) v1.1.4 (Aug 3, 2016) v1.1.3 (Aug 2, 2016) v1.1.2 (Jul 12, 2016) v1.1.1 (Jun 21, 2016) v1.1.0 (Jun 9, 2016) v1.0.0 (Jun 5, 2016)