How to Embed a YouTube Video in WordPress

Posted by on May 19, 2012 in Web Design Blog | 0 comments

Hey there! Today I am going to show you how to embed a video from YouTube into WordPress. It’s easy!


Embed YouTube in WordPress


I have this silly little video from my recent trip to California in January that I’ll use as an example. I’ve uploaded the video to YouTube.

Step 1. Copy the URL

The first step is to find your video on YouTube. You’ll want to Copy the URL of the video from the address bar of the browser window.


Step 2. Paste the URL into a WordPress Page or Post

Make a new line in your WordPress page or post by clicking Enter in the Visual Editor, and then right-click to Paste your video URL into the box.


Step 3. Click Update.

That’s it! Click update and you should see your video appear on the page like so:

(If you have any trouble, make sure that the URL has the prefix http:// and NOT https://)

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