When I embed a video formatted into a text block, the video aspect ratio is forced at 16:9. How can I make a responsive video embed retain the file's original aspect ratio?
If you embed the video, it will be responsive and will always fill the width of the screen and set the height according to the video aspect ratio.
Could you please tell us what is your video's original aspect ratio?
Thanks in advance.
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I have videos in both 4:3 and 16:9, but embedding into a text block via [video tag] forces the video into 16:9.
We suggest that you add video via iframe tag within text element, like this:
that way video will display properly even in 4:3 aspect ratio, without black bars:
Let us know if you need help with anything else.
Any way to keep this as a <video> tag for self-hosted videos?
You can use video tag within text element, the same way as with iframe tag:
or you can use some of the third partly plugins for that purpose:
Please note that this is just a suggestion, as we haven't tested above plugins with our theme so we can't guarantee they are compatible.