Bonus: Embedding Third-Party Videos Without Code
Want to embed a YouTube or Vimeo video the easy way? Follow these steps:
- Copy the URL of your video (just the URL, not the embed code).
- Create a new post in WordPress.
- Paste the URL for your video into the new post, as shown in Figure 9.
- Publish your post. Behold! Your link has become a video (see Figure 10).
Figure 9 Paste the link to your video directly into the body of your post.
Figure 10 The link you pasted into your post is automagically converted into a video!
That's it! You've learned how to use the WordPress embedded media player. Now go post some videos!
To learn more about using WordPress, check out my book WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide, Third Edition.