How To Create A Video Sharing Website With WordPress

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Neeraj Agarwal

If you want to build a premium video sharing website then we have got the perfect problem solver for you i.e “VideoCraft WordPress Theme”.

This is a unique template which is specially constructed for people who want to own a web portal where users can share & upload video clips with a single click.

The following are some of the high-tech amenities which are stuffed in this template: –

  • Video upload option
  • User registration facility
  • Two different theme styles
  • Easy to use option panel
  • Responsive layout
  • Built-in ad module and much more

So, start your own video sharing website now with VideoCraft WordPress theme

Click Here and take a virtual tour of clip & video sharing website.


1.Beginning

Installing The Theme

To be able to use Video Craft WordPress Theme, you need to install WordPress on your server. If you don’t know how to do it, please visit: http://codex.wordpress.org/Installing_WordPress

To install Video Craft theme, just put the theme folder “Video Craft theme” in themes directory under wp-content and activate it from the WordPress admin.

As soon as you do that, your website would get ready.

Creating The Pages

You would need to build new pages from Add Page menu and select the Appropriate Template for each page.

  • For “Blog” Choose the “Blog Template” from Page Attributes.
  • For “Contact Page” Choose the “Contact Us Template” from Page Attributes.
  • To show all the video choose the “Video listing Template” from page attribute.

2. Final Homepage

https://www.inkthemes.com/


3. How To Register

To register you have to fill the form in which you have to write the username email and password of your account. After registration, you can add your video.Video Craft WordPress Theme


4. How Admin Can Add Video

An admin can add the video directly from the Video tag in the dashboard. Go to Video -> Add New Video.

Here an editor will come where you can add the link of the video or you can directly add the video from your PC.Video Craft WordPress Theme

You can add the direct video link of the following “Youtube, Vimeo, Metacafe, daily motion”. You have to just put the address of the link. Also, a user can add its image on the video before it started playing.

This is the backend process. However, an admin can also add the video from the frontend, which is shown in the next section.

Youtube- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdt3Xp6Ma48

Vimeo- http://vimeo.com/52492716

Metacafe- http://www.metacafe.com/watch/9313634/

Daily motion- http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xuppel


5. How A User Can Add Video.

A user can directly add the video from the front end, here is the image to show that how a user can add the video.Video Craft WordPress Theme

 

Format of the video that should be added are:-

A user can add its own video in the following format “.flv .mov .mp4”


6. Configuring Homepage

Specifying Logo & Favicon

Please go to “Appearance -> Theme Options” in WordPress admin and enter the URL paths of your logo and favicon into the appropriate fields under “General Settings”.Video Craft WordPress Theme


7. Video Listing Settings

In this section, you will get two options from which you can select whether to publish the video directly or it should be published after the permission of the admin.Video Craft WordPress Theme


8. Styling Options

Modifications can be made easily by adding the CSS code in custom CSS section. We have provided a black color option with theme you can use it.Video Craft WordPress Theme


9. Social Logos

From this option you can add social logos to your website, You have to just add the link of your social icon.Video Craft WordPress Theme


10. Footer Settings

Here you can write the footer copyright text.Video Craft WordPress Theme


11. Creating Category

To create categories go to

Video -> Video CategoriesVideo Craft WordPress Theme

Also, some categories are already made as an example.


12. Building Blog

Blog Layout

Similar to the Gallery Page, To create a blog page all you have to do is select the appropriate Blog Template from the Page Attributes. All your blog posts will be displayed on the Blog Page. You can change the page in which you want to show the posts by altering the posts page in the Reading section.Video Craft WordPress ThemeVideo Craft WordPress Theme


13. Adding Post

You can add images to the post and select the size of the image which will be displayed on the blog page of the theme. Below the image is shown where you can select the size of the image while adding it in the post.

If you want to show the image in vertical then you have to select the “Vertical Photo” checkbox, and also you can select the position of the page i.e. if you want to show it in the left side or in right side.Video Craft WordPress Theme


14. Contact Page

Contact Layout

To create a Contact page all you have to do is select the appropriate Contact Template from the Page Attributes.Video Craft WordPress ThemeVideo Craft WordPress Theme


15. Video Listing Page

Video listing page shows all the videos which are added to the website. To create a Video listing page all you have to do is select the appropriate Video Listing Template from the Page Attributes.Video Craft WordPress ThemeVideo Craft WordPress Theme


16. Building Menus

Menu With Menu Manager

Video Craft Theme had a prebuilt feature of displaying all the pages and subpages in the menu. However, you can also build a custom menu using the Menus option under the “Appearance” Section.

You can also change the order of the menu according to your requirement by simply drag and drop the menu items.Video Craft WordPress Theme


17. Building Dropdown Menus

For making dropdown menus all you have to do is add a new page.Video Craft WordPress Theme

Then name it for eg. Submenu 1 and set any of your pre-developed pages as a parent page for which you want to create dropdown, after that select template & click publish button.Video Craft WordPress ThemeVideo Craft WordPress Theme

Similar process you can follow making multiple Submenus.

Video Craft WordPress Theme


18. How To Add Widgets

Widgets In Sidebar

For adding widgets in the sidebar all you have to do is select Widgets option from Appearance panel, then drag widget of your need & drop it in primary widgets area or in secondary widgets area according to your requirement, at the end click save button and your widgets are ready to use.Video Craft WordPress Theme

Video Craft WordPress Theme


Widgets In Footer

For adding widgets in Footer same as sidebar widgets all you have to do is select Widgets option from Appearance panel , then drag widget of your need & drop it in „First footer widget area, second footer widget area‟ according to your requirement, at the end click save button and your widgets are ready to use.Video Craft WordPress Theme

Video Craft WordPress Theme

For example, your footer look like

Video Craft WordPress Theme


19. Different Widget In Different Page.

Here we have given facility to add different widgets in different pages, suppose user want to add different widgets in different pages then he/she can drag and drop the widgets to it desired location. It will come on the selective page.Video Craft WordPress Theme


If the features explained above fulfill your needs, then grab this premium deal and have a website of your own with Video Sharing Website With WordPress

Last Updated on: April 8, 2017

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