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“Can I use a Yamaha FC7 expression pedal in place of a Roland EV-5?” you ask? The answer is, “Yes!” and here’s how. In fact, you can substitute almost any expression pedal, with a little help. The EV-5 expression/volume pedal is standard for a lot of Boss and Roland gear. Unfortunately, they cost about $80 new. Meanwhile, the Yamaha FC-7 is a heavy-duty pedal that you can get at Musician’s Friend for under $40.

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Simple Youtube Shortcode is a WordPress plugin that provides a shortcode to embed YouTube videos or playlists, with basic options for sizing the player and styling with CSS.

I needed a shortcode to simplify the task of embedding a YouTube video player into a client’s WordPress website, allowing both single videos or playlists, with options [...]

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