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WEBFI-WordPress-How to Easily Add Lazy Loading for Videos in WordPress



Videos are great for improving user engagement on your website but it can slow down your site some. There is a way to help prevent this slowing. In this video, we will show you how to add lazy loading for videos in WordPress.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the Lazy Load for Videos plugin.

The plugin works out of the box and there are no settings you need to change.

The plugin replaces the video load with a static image that when visitors click on the image it will play the video.

You can even set some site specific settings for videos in the plugin’s settings.

Related Links:

Lazy Load for Videos

https://wordpress.org/plugins/lazy-load-for-videos/

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6 Comments

  • Erick on March 23, 2015

    Perfect timing 🙂

  • Rosalia Cardinale on July 4, 2016

    pre roll ?

  • SMITHeMEDIA, LLC on July 25, 2016

    It doesn't tell you how to do it, just that it can be done?

  • Tomodachi Komori on July 26, 2017

    This was meant for experienced users, right?

  • tiarnan on February 7, 2018

    what settings do we need to use for the plugin????

  • Marty M. on April 6, 2018

    Unfortunately the plugin didn't work for me. It didn't seem to have any effect.

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