[Resolved] GeneratePress capabilities for building a video sharing site

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  • #1027232
    Latinx

    Hi there,

    I am creating a new site with GP-Premium and I want to add the capability for visitors to post Youtube links.

    I previously tried a video theme for this type of site, but it was bulky and hard to use.

    I’m not very experienced with WordPress, but I am sure that creating a video sharing site can be done. I already have a membership plugin installed, Indeed Ultimate Membership Pro. I have a Contributor user type called “Video” set up. Users who want to post videos can choose this user type.

    Questions:

    1. I want users to post videos only, not text articles. Do I need to set up a custom post type (such as “Video”)?

    2. What features of GP-Premium should I be using in order to create a gallery of the videos?

    3. If GeneratePress does not have these capabilities, can you suggest plugins to help make this work?

    Your help is appreciated. 🙂

    #1027270
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Hi there,

    The theme itself doesn’t have any specialized features like this. That’s why it’s fast and not bloated.

    You’d definitely be better off finding a plugin to handle it for you. Any plugin you find should work great with GP.

    I don’t know of any off the top of my head, but if you do a search for “wordpress user generated posts video”, you should find a few options.

    Let us know 🙂

    #1027303
    Latinx

    Hi Tom,

    I have been looking online for “wordpress user generated posts video” but I haven’t yet seen anything that really does what I need.

    It looks like I would need to put together several plugins – a user membership plugin (which I already have), plus a video link upload plugin (that can block upload of a video file), plus a gallery plugin (if GeneratePress doesn’t have a gallery feature).

    Not sure what else I will need.

    #1027692
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    It might be worth posting something on a site like codeable.io – someone might be able to develop something specific to your needs.

    #1030747
    Latinx

    Hi Tom,

    Thanks for the suggestion. If we do need coding help, we’ll check with codeable.io .

    We are trying out the free version of a plugin called User Post Gallery. Its configuration allows for creating a front-end video URL submission form, and display personal and public galleries. This might be the plugin I decide to use.

    An alternative is User Submit Pro, from plugin-planet.com.

    Both appear to have the ability to allow a logged-in user to post a video URL via a front-end form.

    – Ann

    #1031432
    Tom
    Lead Developer
    Lead Developer

    Awesome, glad you’ve found a couple options 🙂

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