Do you want to easily embed videos in WordPress? Embedding Videos on WordPress is as easy as pie. Videos bring life to your website and they are a great way to boost user engagement on your site. In this article, we will show you how to easily embed videos in WordPress.
Basically, there are two ways for embedding videos on wordpress:
- Upload your video onto hosting site like youtube or Vimeo.
- Embed your content into your wordpress website.
Embedding video directly from the url:
Copy and paste the url in visual mode in the text editor. As soon as you paste the url, wordpress will start the embedding process. when finished you will be able to see the preview of the video, uhhh?
Don’t forget to toggle the post format to video.
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Embedding video Manually:
If you have more control over embed or if the first method is not working then you can use this method. To manually embed video on youtube click on share and switch to embed tab. Copy the code in the text box and paste it in the editor.
But before you paste the code into the editor don’t forget to switch the editor to text mode.This is because we are pasting code, if you paste the code in visual mode wordpress will not render the code properly and only text will show up.
Remember that you early need to paste the code in text mode when you are using this method for manually embedding a video.The first method for embedding video is recommended as it is straight forward and you don’t need to worry about codes.
Here are the list of service providers for embedding videos in WordPress:
- WordPress plugin directory
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