How to add a YouTube video to a WordPress post
By Raeleen | 7 April 2016
Share YouTube videos quickly and easily in your post
Videos are a great way to enhance your blog posts.
You can embed videos from many video services into your posts. To include a video from YouTube, follow these three simple steps:
- Copy a video’s link
- Paste it into the WordPress content area
- Save your content
1. Copy a video’s link
Find the video you want to include on YouTube, and copy the URL from your browser’s address bar while you’re viewing the video.
2. Paste it into the WordPress content area
Paste it onto a line by itself in the Visual editor on the Post Edit page. Make sure it’s not hyperlinked.
WordPress will automagically turn the link into a YouTube video.
3. Save your work
Now ensure you select “Update” or “Schedule” to save your content. You now have an embedded YouTube video ready to enrich your content.