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Adding video easily into WordPress posts (and pages)

August 11, 2014

Adding video to posts is super easy in WordPress.

Just paste the URL of the video into the body of the post, and WordPress will post the video itself.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ8xqyoZXCc

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This works for YouTube, Vimeo, WordPress.tv, Hulu and more (see complete list).

Or you can throw in a short Instagram video …

#tbt

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Heck, it even works for Facebook videos.

All I did was … paste the URL of the Facebook video.

Make your posts more interesting, more sticky with videos you find that match your topic.

(And learn more at my WordCamp Birmingham talk on Saturday.)

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