MediaCore is a service that makes it easy for teachers, students, schools, and universities to upload and manage videos.
The Media Core plugin allows you to upload and embed videos inside your post/page editor using the MediaCore icon.
Individual teachers can get a free MediaCore account for up to 50 students by signing up here.
Setting up MediaCore
Once you have activated the MediaCore plugin in Plugins you need to:
1. Go to Settings > MediaCore
2. Add your MediaCore URL
Adding a Media Core video
Adding a MediaCore video is as simple as:
1. Go to Posts > Add New (or Page > Add New)
2. Write your post.
3. Click on the new “MediaCore” icon that appears in your visual editor.
4. Embedding an existing video
To embed a video from your MediaCore library click “Add” next to the video you would like to embed into your blog post.
5. Uploading a new video
You can also upload a Media file directly from your computer into your blog.
Select “Upload” in the left hand column and click on “Choose a File”.
Select a file from your computer and watch it upload in the window.
Once the file is finished uploading, enter a Title, add Tags and a Description and click “Publish“.
Once the upload is published, the file will show up in the “Library” and you can immediately add it to a Post or Page as described above. Namely by clicking the “Add” button to embed it.
6. Next, click “Update” or “Publish” and the video will appear within your blog post for everyone to enjoy!