MeTube is an ads ready, youtube clone, video and game Wordpress theme. Theme has a control panel.
MeTube theme has a custom navigation function. If you are using wp-pagenavi plugin, deactive that plugin before using this theme. You do not need that plugin. If you forget to deactivate it, you may get a white page error. If you got that error, delete the functions.php in theme folder and deactivate the plugin. Then upload the functions.php into theme folder again.
- MeTube Installation:
Download the zip file from this page. There may be updated files.
Extract the file,
Upload the metube folder into wp-content/themes directory,
Upload the wp-postviews(in plugins folder) folder into wp-content/plugins directory,
Activate the theme and the wp-postviews plugin.
- WP-postviews Plugin:
There are some options in Settings-Postviews but default options are ok. You do not need to change anything. If you want the plugin to count your visits(admin), choose "everyone" for "Count Views From" field.
- MeTube Options:
Enter Appearance-MeTube Options and fill in the fields.
Blog Title: If you do not want to use a logo, write a title,
Top Center Menu: Write your general video and game category urls. You can create a general Videos category and create subcategoris in this category. You can see the example in demo.
Top Right Menu: If you want to disable the right top menu, check it.
Featured Category: This is for homepage. Create a Featured category and write here that category ID.
Videos Category: Write the general videos category ID.
Games Category: Write the general games category ID.
What's New Category: You can have normal blog posts in a category. See the eample posts on right bottom of the demo homepage. Create a category called Blog and write here that categoy ID.
300*225 Adsense: Paste the Adsense code or a normal banner code.
Just change the logo.gif in images folder.
- Adding Video, Game or Normal Post:
Write the title,
Under the content part, you will see "Thumbnail Url" field. Write here the thumbnail image url. Use http://
If it is a video, paste the embed code in "If it is a video" field. Use 640 as the width in embed code. If it is not a video post, do not write anything in this field.
If it is a game, write the the url of the swf file in "If it is a game" field. Use http://
If it is a normal post, do not write anything in these two fields. Just add a thumbnail url.
Choose the category, add the tags and publish it.
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