How to Easily Embed Videos in WordPress Blog Posts

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Wonder how people embed YouTube and other videos to their blog posts and pages? In this video, we will show you how to easily embed videos in WordPress blog posts.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Embedding videos in WordPress used to be hard, but not anymore thanks to the oEmbed technology.

Now you can easily embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Hulu, and others in your WordPress site.

All you have to do is paste the video URL in your blog post in a line by itself.

That’s all there is to it.

Some of you may be wondering why not upload the videos directoly to WordPress. Well there are a lot of reasons for that.

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red27tx says:

I’d prefer to have the youtube logo as a button to link to the video. When
I follow these instructions, yes, I get the video, but it’s like its own
separate part of the page. Surely there’s an easy way to accomplish this…

OutaSynch says:

Once you can embed a video, say a one hour one, how can you split it up
into smaller ones of say 15 minutes each?

Nourit Ben David Erez says:

Thank you!

Martin WinWeb says:

Very informative video for WP newbies

Jim Brewer says:

Good Job very informative!

Bomkazi Shinga says:


Eric Chiasson says:

Great video thanks again, I am learning a lot !!!

KINDLE says:

Seems easy enough. But is it just me? Or does it not show the video like
this in Preview? It looks so un-pro having a link address there. :(

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