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How to Publish a Video

To publish a video on your site is easy, you just need to add the video embed code/URL in the post content, just like:

or:

Theme Setup

1. Site Header

1.1 Site Title / Logo: Go to WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Customize -> Site Identity, set Logo or Site Title/Tagline for your site.

1.2 Header Search

1.3 Top Menu: Go to WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus, add menu for location: Top Menu.

2. Left Menu: Go to WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus, add menu for location: Left Menu.

To add icons for the menu, please use FontAwesome 5 icons: https://fontawesome.com/v5/search?m=free

3. Recent Content / Home Content Blocks

* To display recent posts, just go to WP Dashboard -> Posts, add new posts.

* To display content blocks (category blocks), then go to WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Widgets, add “Home Content” widget to the “Home Content” area:

4. Pagination

You can customize the number of posts per page via WP Dashboard -> Settings -> Reading -> Blog pages show at most.

5. Site Bottom

5.1 Copyright Info.

In the free version, you will need to edit the /blackvideo/footer.php file to modify this information. The PRO version comes with options in theme control panel.

5.2 Footer Menu: Go to WP Dashboard -> Appearance -> Menus, add menu for location: Footer Menu.

Auto Video Thumbnails

To display video thumbnails automatically, you can install this plugin:

Video Thumbnails Reloaded: https://wordpress.org/plugins/video-thumbnails-reloaded/

Note: Self-hosted videos do not support auto thumbnails, you will need to add thumbnails for self-hosted videos manually.

The free version does not support post/video views, you can upgrade to the PRO version to have post/video views and other advanced features.