Versatile Chromecast button that lets you send video from your WordPress powered website to your Chromecast. Configure once and done! Works with many existing players. Scans your WordPress website for video at the specified HTML tag(s). Simple, clean interface to configure source video and display options
Adds optimized chromecast functionlity to your WordPress website in less than 5 minutes!
Sends supported video found on the page to Chromecast in the background so there is no duplicate playback on your remote control device, just like when you visit youtube.com and cast a video. Minimize lag due to tab casting videos
A must if you want to send high definition video to the Chromecast from your webpage!
Integrates with your existing video player by simply placing and positioning an empty HTML element onto your existing player, then specifying this empty element as the container for the vCast button in the vCast plugin settings under the admin section in WordPress.
Pops open media controls for playback of selected video on the Chromecast. Play/Pause/Seek all supported
Video playlist for users to select a URL to cast from the list of detected media URLs
Several options for configuring button placement including:
Display button on WordPress posts containing detected media
Display button next to detected media
Display at specific location on the page specified via HTML
Change cast button image to whatever image you want
Change button background color to suit your existing player or website
Degrades gracefully in Firefox, IE, and whenever the Chromecast extension is not installed
Hardware-accelerated CSS3 transition effect for displaying media controls and playlist on devices
Admin area is designed to be simple, yet powerful enough for developers
Easy to use admin area with default WordPress style
Media detection performed on client and will not slow down your website
Specify multiple source tags containing video you want to send to the Chromecast
Live vCast button preview when you preview your WordPress post before publishing
Configure multiple video file extensions for detection
Works with WordPress 3.3+ and PHP5
Requires Chrome browser with Chromecast extension on a PC or desktop computer. On Android smartphones and tablets, Chrome Beta for Android required. Chromecast functionality was only recently added to Chrome Beta for Android. See release of Chrome 35 for Android
To cast your video from these mobile devices, you must press the cast icon that displays when the video is in fullscreen mode
Please note, vCast button plugin does not play video content that is not supported on Chromecast.
For a list of supported video that will playback on the Chromecast, please see supported media for Chromecast