How Can I Embed Videos in WordPress Blog Posts?

Posted OnNov 20, 2013     CategoryPosts, Question & Answer     CommentsNo comment

How Can I Embed Videos in WordPress Blog Posts?

There are two ways to embed videos in your WordPress posts.

Option 1) White Listed Providers

The first is to check if the video you want to embed is hosted on one of WordPress’ White Listed media providers. If it is, you can simply paste the link in your post and it will automatically embed.

Option 2) iframe Embedding

Most video providers allow you to embed their content and will provide information for this on their site, YouTube are a good example. Under a video if you click share, then embed, you’ll be provided with the code required for an embed, it will look something like shown below.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-HwWGYAYQBo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Paste this code into your post and it will embed the video.

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