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Configure your Jetpack VideoPress videos via the Jetpack VideoPress Plugin

You control video settings and details with Jetpack VideoPress.

From your WP Admin, go to Jetpack → VideoPress to access your VideoPress library.

Screencast of an example video uploaded to VideoPress, with the options to `Update Thumbnail,` `Update privacy` or `Delete Video`.

Once you’ve uploaded your video, hover over it to make changes to these configurations:

Edit Video Details

You can change the title and description of your video. This is helpful of SEO and accessibility. You can also add chapters.

Update thumbnail

VideoPress will choose a thumbnail to display automatically, but you can edit it here.

  1. Click on the pencil icon on the existing image.
  2. Select a frame, choose a picture from your media gallery, or upload a new image.
  3. Save changes.

Adjust privacy

Change the privacy of your video to Public, Private, or to default to your site’s settings for all videos.

WordPress shortcode

You can copy the WordPress shortcode by clicking Copy, as shown in the image below. For greater control over the width of the video player, you can use this shortcode block as described under Resizing a video.

Screenshot of VideoPress video settings, highlighting the WordPress shortcode field which has 	<style type="text/css">
		.video-plh {font-family:"Helvetica Neue", Arial, Helvetica, "Nimbus Sans L", sans-serif;text-align:center;margin:3px;}
		.video-plh-notice {background-color:black;color:white;display:table;#position:relative;line-height:1.0em;text-align:center;margin:auto;}
		.video-plh-mid {text-align:center;display:table-cell;#position:absolute;#top:50%;#left:0;vertical-align:middle;padding: 8px;}
		.video-plh-text {#position:relative;#top:-50%;text-align:center;line-height:35px;}
		.video-plh-full {font-size:28px;}
		.video-plh-full .video-plh-sub {font-size:14px;}
		.video-plh-thumb {font-size:18px;}
		.video-plh-thumb .video-plh-sub {font-size:12px;}
		.video-plh-sub {line-height: 120%; margin-top:1em;}
		.video-plh-error {font-weight:bold;}
	</style>	<div class="video-plh video-plh-full">
		<div class="video-plh-notice" style='width:400px;height:300px;'>
			<div class="video-plh-mid" style='width:384px;'>
				<div class="video-plh-text">
					<span class='video-plh-error'>Error</span>
					<div class="video-plh-sub">This video doesn’t exist</div>
	 ready to be copied

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