Are you ready to take your blog to the next level with videos? Adding a video to your blog will reach an audience that prefers video content over just reading text. In this article, you will discover how easy it is to embed YouTube videos on WordPress.
Embed YouTube Videos on WordPress
If you have an older version of WordPress (2.9 or older) you are required to embed the code from the video site. Newer versions of WordPress have made it easier to embed YouTube Videos on WordPress due to video popularity.
How to Embed Videos
Upload your video to YouTube.
After your video is uploaded click video manager located on the left of your YouTube dashboard.
Locate the video the you wish to embed to your blog post.
Click the edit link associated to the video you wish to upload.
Click the share arrow located on the top right of the video.
Click the three dots to direct you to more sharing options.
For New versions of WordPress, copy the video URL and paste it into your post where you would like the video to be displayed.
For Older WordPress versions click embed link.
Copy the code.
Go to the post that you would like to embed the video to.
Click text. You will need to embed this code in the HTML section of your post. Paste the code where you wish the video to be displayed.
It is that easy! Now you have videos on your blog to share with a new audience that your blog will attract.
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