Play & Pause GIF Images Like A Video – WP GIF Player

A GIF player plugin for WordPress that allows the visitor to manually play & pause a GIF image like a video.

It provides a possibility to delay the loading of the REAL GIF file until you click the thumbnail image. Useful for better page load speed.

The plugin also provides 2 options to convert the GIF image into a playable Canvas or an HTML video (MP4).

How to use it:

1. Download, upload, install, and activate the plugin on the WordPress website.

2. Upload your GIF image into the media library.

3. Embed the GIF Player into your WordPress with shortcode: [gif-player id="GIF-ID"].

4. Or use the plugin as a block in the Gutenberg editor.

WP GIF Player Gutenberg Editor

5. Select which format the GIF image should be converted to:

  • GIF (Default)
  • Canvas
  • Video:  Need “FFmpeg” library with “VP9” codec in your server.

WP GIF Player Options

Download WordPress Plugin:

You can download this free WordPress plugin using the download button below. Unless otherwise stated, the WordPress plugin is available under GNU General Public License.

Author: Roel Magdaleno


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