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Published on Jan 22, 2019

How to play mp4 videos in a lightbox using Video Popup plugin

Sridhar Katakam

This tutorial provides the steps to show a mp4 (self-hosted or coming from an external URL) in a lightbox in WordPress (running on Oxygen).

Live Demo

Step 1

Install and activate Video Popup plugin.

Step 2

Edit the Template/Page in Oxygen editor.

Select the link/button that should launch the video lightbox.

Set the URL to that of your desired mp4 file.

Add a class of vp-a.

Reference: https://wp-time.com/video-popup-plugin-for-wordpress/#usage-manually