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===Using the Video QuickTags plugin===
 
You can embed a variety of video services as well as your own uploaded Quicktime movies.
 
#Upload your media to the blog server and copy the link to the location of the video file you'd like to display
 
#*If your video file is too large, you may need to make host it on another web server and simply link to the file from within Wordpress
 
#Use the Video Quick tags available in the editing bar of your post or page
 
#Paste the url to your video file
 
  
====Change your Video Quicktags Settings====
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Enable more video types or video sites and change the default dimension sizes for displaying video
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#Go to '''Settings > Video Quicktags'''
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You can embed a variety of video services like YouTube and Vimeo easily into your WordPress site.
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===Using the Embed Video plugin===
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====Embed video from a hosted video service====
Another option is to use the Embed Video plugin. The advantage is that you can specify a movie poster as well as a download link for the files. See [[Embed Enhanced or Video Podcast - Wordpress]]. This will work for just video as well (doesn't need to be a podcast).
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#Upload your video to your preferred video hosting service (e.g., Youtube, Vimeo).
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#Create or edit the post or page where you'd like your video to appear
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#From the editing toolbar paste the url on its own line to the video you'd like to embed
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#Save your changes (Update or Publish)
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Latest revision as of 16:01, 14 August 2017

You can embed a variety of video services like YouTube and Vimeo easily into your WordPress site.

Embed video from a hosted video service

  1. Upload your video to your preferred video hosting service (e.g., Youtube, Vimeo).
  2. Create or edit the post or page where you'd like your video to appear
  3. From the editing toolbar paste the url on its own line to the video you'd like to embed
  4. Save your changes (Update or Publish)