How to Embed Video in WordPress from White-listed Service Providers

Welcome to Lets Learn Now and In this article, we will show you how to embed video in WordPress. Fortunatunatly, WordPress allows us to integrate videos on our site. Embedding videos is a great way to increase users engagement on your website. This WordPress feature helps you to get more traffic and make more chose able to content for the user.

How to Embed Video in WordPress

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How to Embed Video in WordPress:

Interestingly, WordPress supports auto embedding system for the most popular video sharing sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc. WordPress also allows you to embed Facebook post, Twitter‘s tweets, Instagram posts and so forth.

Suppose, you need to embed a YouTube video or Vimeo video on your site. Copy the URL which content you want to insert for your blog. Copy a video URL on clicking share arrow button

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It will give you the video URL to use this video on your blog post, Let’s see on below screenshot.

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The first thing you need to do is go to your WordPress dashboard and create a new post, or you can also embed videos in existing post.

For showing embed videos or posts on your blog, copy the embed code carefully and paste it into the post editor.


How to Embed Video in WordPress


Important: Make sure the embed code is in its new line and not clickable (hyperlinked).

If you are using the visual editor of WordPress, then it will immediately fetch the embed code and show the video inside the post editor. Now, if you want to check your work click preview and you can publish your post.

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When You Want to Embed Code in Your Older Posts:

Go to your all post from your admin area. Once you selected a post to include embedded video, you need to click edit. Paste the code where you want to display the video. Make sure you took a new line for it.

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WordPress allows auto-embeds for some white-listed service providers. For other websites, you will need to manually create embed code and then paste it into your blog posts.

Here is a list of white-listed service providers for auto embeds in WordPress:

Animoto Videos
Blip Videos
Cloudup Videos, Galleries, Images
CollegeHumor Videos
DailyMotion Videos
Facebook post, activity, photo, video, media, question, note
Flickr Videos & Images Videos
Hulu Videos
Imgur Images
Instagram Images
Issuu Documents
Kickstarter Projects Various
Mixcloud Music
Photobucket Images
PollDaddy Polls & Surveys
Reddit Posts & Comments
ReverbNation Music
Scribd Documents


Can I upload videos to my WordPress site?

Yes! You can do, but we do not suggest you upload videos on your server because it takes a lot of server resource. On the other hand, most of the bloggers are using shared-hosting accounts.

If your video got tons of traffic, then your site is more likely to crash as well as bandwidth limitation. Secondly, you are missing out on the more traffic from YouTube. We recommend that WordPress white-listed sites such as Youtube, Vimeo, etc. to upload your videos, etc.

The conclusion of How to Embed Video in WordPress from White-listed Service Providers:

I hope this article helped you to learn how to embed video in WordPress. You may also want to see (How to Disable and Re-Enable Post Revisions in WordPress and Reduce Database Size)

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