#1 Video player on Envato Market
Elite Video Player is modern, responsive, fully customisable high-end video player for WordPress that support advertising (VAST, VMAP, IMA and custom self-hosted ads) and the most popular video platforms like YouTube (single, channel, playlist), Vimeo, self-hosting videos (only mp4 required), Google drive videos, Dropbox videos, local videos, Amazon S3 and LiveStreaming HLS m3u8 videos.. Showcase your videos in your site across all browsers & devices with this unique and most powerful video player around.
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Have your Elite Player up and running in minutes
Installation is super easy. Simply choose video player type and insert the shortcode in your page or post.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA Advertising
Elite Video Player supports VAST (Video Ad Serving Template), VMAP (Video Multiple Ad Playlist) and Google IMA ads (Interactive Media Ads). Showcase Linear and Non-Linear ads easily with Elite video player. Linear ads are Pre-, Mid-, Post-roll videos and PODS (back-to-back video ads in a row). Non-Linear ads are banners/texts.
VAST, VPAID, VMAP and Google IMA tags can be displayed on all videos that Elite Video Player supports (YouTube, Vimeo, Self hosted, Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 etc.)
No programming knowledge is required to display these ads. Monetize your videos and bring insane results to your website.
See VAST/VMAP/IMA examples.
Beside VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads, Elite video player supports custom advertising as pre-roll (before), mid-roll (during), post-roll (after), video ads and pop-up ads. This means you can have your own videos on server and serve them as you wish without having any external xml files. For each video in playlist you can set own pre-roll/mid-roll/post-roll/pop-up ad. Also, advertising is improved with custom skip ad option, which means that you can set different skip time for each video. Each ad can be added for all video types that elite player supports: youtube single videos/youtube playlists/user channels, vimeo videos, and self-hosted mp4 videos. Custom Advertising can be combined with VAST, VMAP and IMA Ads as well.
See Custom Advertising examples.
YouTube support – playlist/channel/single youtube
Elite video player can play any youtube video, import youtube playlist or even youtube user channel. You can use default YouTube player or YouTube player with custom controls.
YouTube 360 VR & YouTube LiveStreaming support
Elite video player has now support for any Youtube 360 VR video, and even supports livestream videos from Youtube.
You can host your own videos with only mp4 format required.
Also, elite video player can play any video from vimeo too. Vimeo videos can be played with default Vimeo player or custom Elite player.
HTTP Live Streaming (HLS .m3u8) support
Elite video player now supports HLS (HTTP Live Streaming) .m3u8 files.
Amazon S3 & Amazon cloud drive videos
Elite player can play any video from amazon server.
Google drive videos
You can store and play videos from any Google drive.
Recommended when it comes to large files, use Dropbox to host your videos for free and play them in Elite player accross websites.
You can also play any video from your local drive, no need for web hosting. Videos from dropbox are also supported.
Elite video player can play any video from Openload.
Create your playlist with any video type you want – mix YouTube/Vimeo/Self-hosted/GoogleDrive videos all in one playlist.
With Google Analytics you can track how many times videos has been watched and downloaded. Also, you can track how many times Advertisement video has been watched, how long Advertisement video has been played (before it’s skipped) or even count how many times your advertisement video was clicked.
Live video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player is the first and only video player that is using smart system for video thumbnails. You can set your video to auto-generate video thumbnails and display them Live in real-time, when user hover the progress bar. See example.
vtt (jpg) Video thumbnails for progress bar
Elite video player can also display vtt (jpg) video thumbnails, meaning, these thumbnails are pre-made as single spritesheet jpg image. See example.
Elite video player has subtitles (captions) support for HTML5 self hosted videos, Google drive, Dropbox, HLS m3u8 Livestream or Amazon S3 videos.
Elite player has support for sticky mode to keep videos visible to your customers all the time on the page (when scrolling up/down through page). If video is not in user viewport, sticky player will appear in bottom corner, and if video is in user viewport, sticky player will automatically hide.
Lightbox mode, responsive mode, fullscreen mode
Elite video player can be showed in lightbox mode. You can set any image to open player in lightbox. Multiple lightbox images are supported (multiple lightbox players in same page). Lightbox options are: lightbox image, lightbox image width and height, lightbox close on click outside (optional), lightbox autoplay (optional). This way you can have multiple video players on the same page.
Responsive mode creates Elite video player that fits exactly into page or post content.
With Fullscreen mode Elite video player will cover the entire page.
Elite player supports Deeplinking which means that any video from playlist can be accessed through URL link. Also, users can share active (current) video.
For example: Deeplinking target to video called “Top Models” from playlist.
Protect video content
On self hosted videos you can disable right click over the video to prevent “Save video” action, and hide “src” attribute.
Also, to protect your videos in a way that nowbody can see your video content (even if it’s “downloaded”) is to use HTTP Live Streaming – HLS m3u8 format.
This will help to understand better: link, this way nobody can view your video.
Convert your .mp4 files into .m3u8 format to protect your videos.
jpg, png, gif support
With Elite video player you can display your images or gifs, instead the video. This feature gives you option to use Elite player like banner or image slider. You can even mix images with videos in the same playlist.
Unlimited color option
Elite player look can be customised by changing the color accent to any color you like to make your player blend in to your website perfectly.
Completly controllable Playlist
Playlist can be fully customized to fulfill your website needs and trends. You can manage order of videos in playlist, and also, manage which video from backend list will actually show in the playlist in frontend (which means you can have large number of videos in your admin area, but show only certain videos, and order them as you wish), so you have full control of displaying your videos. Playlist position can be changed from Right side to Bottom. Items in playlist are fully customizable so you can choose to have: thumbnails with texts, only texts, or only thumbnails.
Auto-generated embed code
Elite video player have ability to automatically generate unique embed code from it’s own settings, so visitors can embed your video player anywhere and anytime in their webpages. Elite player will auto create embed code from posts or pages, so it can be embedded anywhere.
Url parameters support
Elite video player can be customized even through url parameters. For example, customize defualt player: https://creativeinteractivemedia.com/player/embed/index.html by giving blue color and light skin: https://creativeinteractivemedia.com/player/embed/index.html?embed=true&colorAccent=00adef&instanceTheme=light
It works everywhere
Elite video player is a HTML5 ready player that enables it to work on all platforms – desktop & mobile.
Elite player is optimized for laptops with touchscreen as well.
With this purchase you get a lifetime 5 star support. You also get a frequent updates, bug fixes and adding new features (on customers requests) for free!
- the most advanced video player
- packed with options
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with youtube videos/playlists/user channels
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with vimeo videos
- pre-roll, mid-roll, post-roll, pop-up advertising that works with self-hosted videos
- Lightbox mode
- mixed videos – YouTube/Vimeo/Self hosted/GoogleDrive
- Google Drive videos support
- Amazon S3 support
- mobile optimized
- optimized for touchscreen laptops
- responsive design
- sticky mode
- subtitles (captions) support
- Video thumbnails support
- easy to use
- choose between custom YouTube controls or default YouTube controls
- multiple (unlimited) instances of Elite video player in same page
- resizeable width and height
- font awesome icons – perfect for Retina displays (font Awesome icons are vectors, which mean they are gorgeous on high-resolution displays)
- fully customisable – use any color scheme you like or set one of the 20 pre-built colors (lime, green, emerald, teal, cyan, cobalt, indigo, violet, pink, magenta, crimson, red, orange, yellow, amber, brown, olive, steel, mauve, taupe)
- choose between 2 types of player – with playlist or without playlist
- real fullscreen support
- tooltip indicator for better user experiance
- optional right-click menu
- option to hide self hosted video sources (to prevent users from download/steal your videos)
- autoplay (optional)
- logo image (optional)
- poster image (optional)
- autohide controls (optional)
- shuffle (optional)
- load random video on webpage load (optional)
- info window (optional)
- social networks share (optional)
- embed player (optional)
- 6 video player pre-built shadow effects
- use only icons that you need
- 12 pre-built scrollbar types (light,minimal,light-2,light-3,light-thick,light-thin,inset,inset-2,inset-3,rounded,rounded-dots,3d)
- well documented
- free support
- free updates
– Live video thumbnails (live auto-generated thumbnails in real-time)
– vtt video thumbnails (pre-made thumbnails displayed from spritesheet image)
What Buyers say
Excellent product and an excellent after service. Very impressed with this player, it looks professional and I can customise it to however I want it to look. Opened a huge range of possibilities that I never thought about previously.
This plugin comes with awesome features and customizability with Top-notch customer support. Finally, a video player with flexible advertising features.
5 stars naturally!
Amazing product. Exactly what I was looking for. Best customer support. Prompt replies and service. Product was awesome as is but I wanted some adjustments to customize it more for my website. Rates and turnaround speed were excellent and worth it. Top notch service.
The player is impressive. I would like to thank you for some effective customization as we requested allowing “TV broadcasting” over the internet.
Everything about this player is great.
From the codes, support, design, ability to customize and everything else.
I will always be a customer of this team.
I just had to leave another review on this player because how awesome you guys are for your support and continued updates. All around good player, I highly recommend.
Support is great and the plugin easily replaces overpriced products such as Vimeo! Thank you!
A very good product that was easy to use to present my collection of videos the specific way I wanted them to appear (not so easy with other players).
I had a minor issue with security settings of my site causing videos hosted on Vimeo from playing back properly – the author provided EXCELLENT support and resolved my problem in a day! I’m very pleased with the product and support provided.
Quite simply the best video player I have used in conjection with WordPress and I have tried several.
Straight out of the box, easy to set up and customise the player. Very simple/intuitive even for those with not much of a techy background.
Aesthetically, fantastic to look at/extremely slick.
The support is very good quick as well.
Very happy – 5 stars!
Nice work. many features
Once I opened the zip file and uploaded the plugin only everything worked out great the plugin is awesome!
Amazing support from Zeljko going above and beyond to help us resolve a css issue we were experiencing. He was fast to respond and super helpful! The player is so easy to customise and loads of amazing features!
i wanted to choose many reasons for my ratings but the system only allow me to choose one. That’s how great this plugin.
I like the ability change the color of the player. Allowing multiple formats of adverts: graphics, text, video.
And the shortcode functionality is genius. Very simple to use.
Then the amazing support is something else. The author responds within minutes! Wow!
I am glad I bought the item. I highly recommend it.
Finally found a video player that offered a features I was looking for.
Really good support and amazing plugin !!!!!
Main Reason for rating 5 Stars, all the above has gone exceptional works, thanks for the updates.
Prompt, professional support.
Great plugin and very helpful response from the author when it came to some support issues. Highly recommended.
Loving this player! So far it has been able to do anything we need – which is hide as far as possible that videos are hosted on youtube but still being able to play from youtube for speed and free hosting. Speedy support too.
Had a small conflict with CSS on my current theme. Elite Video Player fixed it and now it runs perfectly!!! Thanks so much!
GREAT FEATURES AND EASE OF USE
BEST video plugin EVER!!! Trust me, I tried lot of them but this one is NO.1
And also BEST customer support I ever see!
Incredible support – awesome features and detailed, thoughtful interface.
5 stars For all. This is very good product, thank you
Excellent product and an excellent after service. Very impressed with this player, it looks professional and I can customise it to however I want it to look. Opened a huge range of possibilities that I never thought about previously.
Is a fantastic plugin, I recommend it, its functionalities are exactly what I was looking for and its constant updates are excellent, congratulations
Great support and plugin, looking forward for new features.
5 stars, more i cant say
Fantastic customer support and a great video plugin with many features.
I needed a mixture of video and video Lightbox to display YouTube videos on my website, after trying a few others I ended up choosing Elite Video Player and I’m glad I did!
The customer support from Creative Media has been top notch. I have been using the plugin for quite some time now and the service has been well worth its price plus more.
Zeljko is really awesome guy!
If you need help he will help you! And the player is working fine!
Really a powerful player, a lot of nice features and responsive, works well with all screen resolutions. Take up your good work!
Incredible customer support from Zeljko: fast, nice and helpful, even with a newbie like me. Recommend strongly!
The plugin is perfect, and the support Zac provides is amazing!!!
I received great customer support and think there is a lot of functionality with this plugin – really good value for money.
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VIEM – Video WordPress theme & Elite Video Player
v 6.6.0 – 26.7.2021.
Fix - small fix for multiple player instaces in same page
v 6.5.9 – 12.7.2021.
Improvement - code improvements
v 6.5.8 – 12.6.2021.
Improvement - Player name can be numerical only
v 6.5.7 – 9.6.2021.
New Self-hosted mp4 videos improvements: - automatically skip to next video if current video has broken link - show preloader if user presses play quickly and the video has not been loaded yet due to slow network
v 6.5.6 – 4.6.2021.
New - new shortcode options if you want to manually select youtube data (not automatically through youtube API): youtubevideos_title, youtubevideos_description, youtubevideos_thumb, youtubevideos_info
v 6.5.5 – 6.5.2021.
New - added VAST, VMAP and IMA support
v 6.5.4 – 2.4.2021.
New - autoplay video in viewport / pause video outside viewport
v 6.5.3 – 1.4.2021.
New - added option to pause sticky player when outside of viewport
v 6.5 – 15.2.2021.
Fix - css hover fix
v 6.4 – 26.1.2021.
Fix - mobile playlist small fix
v 6.3 – 9.11.2020.
New - added option to have multiple player instances in same page with the same shortcode using shortcode parameters
v 6.2 – 26.8.2020.
New - added option to choose which videos will show from playlist - added option to choose playlist order
v 6.1 – 22.8.2020.
Fix - wp 5.5 small fix
v 6.0 – 16.8.2020.
New - HTML5 video thumbnails: 1. vtt video thumbnails 2. Live auto-generated video thumbnails - HTML5 video thumbnails can be applied to mp4/HLS m3u8/Google drive/Dropbox/Amazon S3 videos - update for wordpress 5.5
v 5.9 – 22.4.2020.
- Fix Lightbox fullscreen fix
v 5.8 – 2.3.2020.
- Fix Preroll mute notification for autoplaying youtube videos on desktop
v 5.7 – 12.2.2020.
New - added shortcode parametars for YouTube Playlist, YouTube Channel and Youtube API key Fix - for YouTube videos longer than 20 mins, overwrite default youtube resume function (fixes postroll Ad)
v 5.6 – 11.2.2020.
- Fix Stop video function for Youtube video with Preroll enabled.
v 5.5 – 31.1.2020.
- YouTube API key update
v 5.4 – 15.1.2020.
- mobile - quality menu positioning fix
v 5.3 – 12.1.2020.
- visual improvements
v 5.2 – 8.1.2020.
- shortcode params update
v 5.1 – 18.12.2019.
- bug fix with subtitles button
v 5.0 – 22.11.2019.
- small php fix
v 4.9 – 11.11.2019.
- added option for advertiser external link
v 4.8 – 8.11.2019.
- youtube playlist updated code
v 4.7. – 30.10.2019.
- Google analytics improvements - playlist customisation improvements
v 4.6. – 28.10.2019.
- fullscreen updated for new version of iOS
v 4.5. – 22.9.2019.
- added option to choose any number of videos from YouTube channel, from 1 to all videos.
v 4.4. – 20.9.2019.
New - embed code improvements
v 4.3. – 9.9.2019.
New - player automatically generate embed code - all player options can be passed to player as url params
v 4.2 – 22.8.2019.
New - added shortcode params (to shorten the time for posting videos across different pages). Now you can embed different players to multiple pages/posts extremly fast
v 4.1 – 29.7.2019.
Fix - fixed reorder videos and saving
v 4.0 – 11.7.2019.
Fix - small fix when playlist is "Off"
v 3.9 – 10.7.2019.
Fix - Vimeo autoplay notification adjusted
v 3.8 – 2.7.2019.
New - improved code - autoplay notification for all videos (self hosted, ads etc.)
v 3.7 – 28.6.2019.
New - subtitles (captions) support for HTML5 videos (self hosted, Google drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 Livestream) - HD/SD quality for HTML5 videos (self hosted, Google drive, Dropbox, Amazon S3, HLS m3u8 Livestream) Fix - fullscreen fix for some themes
v 3.6 – 13.6.2019.
Fix - color change for multiple instances of player in same page
v 3.3 – 20.1.2019.
Fix - small volume fix for HTML5 autoplay
v 3.2 – 10.1.2019.
- improved loading plugin scripts
v 3.1 – 10.1.2019.
New - added support for multiple Vimeo API player instances - Fix - not loading video through "id" parametar from url
v 3.0 – 5.11.2018.
Fix - fixed showing/hiding 'nowPlayingTitle' when title is longer than video area
v 2.8 – 14.9.2018.
New - added Google Analytics: track how many times videos has been watched track how many times video has been downloaded track how many times AD video has been played track how long AD video has been before skipped
v 2.6 – 4.9.2018.
Fix - fixed youtube video on finish behaviour: when selected option on finish:"Stop video", player restarts and shows first frame of played video
v 2.5 – 1.9.2018.
New - implemented Sticky mode to keep videos visible to your customers all the time on the page (when scrolling up/down through page). If video is not in user viewport, sticky player will appear in bottom corner, and if video is in user viewport, sticky player will automatically hide. - autoplay video only if video is in viewport on page load
v 2.3.8 – 6.6.2018.
Fix - small css fix: first item in bottom playlist was not displaying correctly
v 2.3.7 – 10.4.2018.
New - added 'playsinline' attribute to youtube player so youtube video plays inline, not in fullscreen - improved logo resizeing
v 2.3.6 – 29.3.2018.
New - added option to adjust video ratio to fit perfectly when playlist is 'opened' or 'closed'
v 2.3.5 – 12.1.2018.
- New Deeplinking (user can share active (current) video, meaning any video from playlist can be accessed through URL)
v 2.3.4 – 23.12.2017.
New - removed iphone-inline-video.js script; player now uses only 'webkit-playsinline' attribute to autoplay HTML5 self-hosted videos on mobile
v 2.3.3 – 19.9.2017.
- New implemented HLS m3u8 support ('main video' can be HLS m3u8, preroll/midroll/postroll also can be HLS m3u8 format) Fix - onVideoFinish:"Stop video" small bug fix only when preroll is enabled for youtube videos, show poster on finish - Fix - auto play next video for Youtube playlist fixed
v 2.3.2 – 25.8.2017.
Fix - fixed small bug with Firefox oppening 3 tabs on ad click
v 2.3.1 – 18.8.2017.
New - added 'global' ads (you can use 'pool' of video ads and play them randomly, or 'stick' video ads to exact video) - added option to set any video ratio you can imagine (to create the best view of your video to your users, and to match your actual video ratio without editing your video) - iphone video playsinline (iPhone will display video like on desktop, avoiding iPhone native player) - iphone autoplay video (autoplay video on mobile) - add translations of all words in player (every single word in the video player can be edited/translated to your own language) Fix - works with all jQuery versions (including latest jQuery Core 3.2.1)
v 2.3.0 – 23.4.2017.
Fix - fixed iPhone black margin bug when controls are "off"
v 2.2.9 – 5.4.2017.
New - added support for laptops with touch screen Fix - fixed responsivness in lightbox mode when playlist is Off
v 2.2.8 – 17.3.2017.
New - improved code, small fixes
v 2.2.7. – 8.3.2017.
New - added support for mixed videos in same playlist
v 2.2.6. – 2.3.2017.
New - autoplay disabled for mobile, enabled for desktop
v 2.2.5 – 27.2.2017.
New - added second poster image (when video finished) Fix - youtube play/pause fix for mobile
v 2.2.4 – 7.2.2017.
New - added play button on mobile for first video when autoplay is on
v 2.2.3 – 3.2.2017.
New - when using self hosted videos, not to load youtube api, improved player loading - shuffle multiple videos even if no playlist
v 2.2.2 – 30.1.2017.
New - added option for preloading self hosted videos ('none' or 'auto')
v 2.2.1 – 29.1.2017.
New - Bottom playlist feature - choose to youtube videos get thumbnails automatically from youtube or set thumbnails manually Fix - usage of very large youtube playlist
v 2.2.0 – 3.12.2016.
New - minor css fix
v 2.1.9 – 2.12.2016.
New - improved design on smaller screens
v 2.1.8. – 29.11.2016.
New - added download video button (optional)
v 2.1.7. – 16.11.2016.
Fix - mobile scrolling improvements
v 2.1.6 – 14.11.2016.
Fix - lightbox mode fix
v 2.1.5 – 31.10.2016.
Fix - small lightbox thumbnail fix
v 2.1.4. – 23.10.2016.
Fix - youtube API v3 accepts unlimted videos from channel/playlist
v 2.1.3. – 9.10.2016.
Fix - fixed quality button selection
v 2.1.2. – 30.8.2016.
New - added lightbox option to elite player
v 2.1.1. – 10.8.2016.
New - improved code, added new option for player layouts: fitToContainer, fixedSize, fitToBrowser
v 2.1.0. – 3.8.2016.
Fix - fixed fullscreen bug
v 2.0.9. – 19.6.2016.
New - added IE complete fullscreen support - added option to continuously play Vimeo videos even if playlist of 'turned off' Fix - disabled space key when ad is playing
v 2.0.8 – 14.6.2016.
New - added option to choose Light or Dark player theme
v 2.0.7 – 24.3.2016.
New - added Youtube quality menu selector
v 2.0.6 – 2.2.2016.
Fix - fixed fullscreen for browsers that doesn't support native HTML5 fullscreen
v 2.0.5 – 6.1.2016.
Fix - fixed bug with youtube API sometimes not loading on page load
v 2.0.4 – 24.11.2015.
Fix - Fixed bug with google drive videos
v 2.0.3 – 24.11.2015.
New - added more advertising options: mid-roll, post-roll video ads, and pop-up ads - fixed some bugs
v 2.0.2 – 02.10.2015.
Fix - Fixed bug with time total for videos with duration over 60 minutes
v 2.0.1 – 20.9.2015.
New - added option to insert multiple instances of youtube player in same page - added preloader for preroll video Fix - small bug fixes
v 2.0.0 – 24.8.2015.
Fix - Updated Vimeo API, fixed Vimeo preroll ads not playing.
v 1.1.9 – 30.7.2015.
Fix - Fixed font awesome css file name to avoid conflicts if theme uses font awesome
v 1.1.8 – 21.7.2015.
New - added option to set youtube video quality: 240p, 360p, 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4k
v 1.1.7 – 19.6.2015.
Fix - Fixed bug when title doesn't change if playlist is "Off" and "shuffle" of multiple videos is enabled
v1.1.6 – 20.5.2015.
New - added option to have continuous videos played (one after another, on finish) even with playist disabled
v1.1.5 – 18.5.2015.
New - added hover effect on YouTube player Fix - fixed YouTube playlist/channel issues
v1.1.4 – 14.5.2015.
New - updated youtube API to v3.0
v1.1.3 – 13.5.2015.
New - added custom controls for youtube player - added option to have closed playlist on webpage load
v1.1.2 – 5.5.2015.
Fix - fix for youtube videos not playing when selected in playlist on mobile
v1.1.1 – 22.4.2015.
New - improved preroll unloading/skipping - added hand cursor on prerolls Fix - fixed IE9,10,11 bug with logo and poster not showing over Youtube player - fixed logo on youtube fullscreen
v1.1.0 – 21.4.2015.
New - added option to disable "Skip advertisement"
v1.0.9 – 8.4.2015.
New - added option to hide self hosted video sources (to prevent users from download/steal your videos)
v1.0.8 – 6.4.2015.
Fix - fixed conflict with font awesome icons
v1.0.7 – 29.3.2015.
New - added new option to hide all player controls
v1.0.6 – 26.3.2015.
Fix - fixed space key issue
v1.0.5 – 18.3.2015.
New - Added option for multiple instances of HTML5 player - Removed communication with youtube API when using HTML5 or Vimeo player
v1.0.4 – 4.3.2015.
Fix - fullscreen issue with player unerlying elements in some themes
v1.0.3 – 3.3.2015.
New - improved share options, updated documentation
v1.0.2 – 25.2.2015.
Fix - fixed bug with playlist scrollbar
v1.0.1 – 24.2.2015.
Fix - fixed Internet Explorer 11 bugSource