How to Embed Videos in WordPress

How to Embed Videos in WordPress – WordPress is a popular content management system nowadays. You can find people engaged in it more often. While writing content, a video makes a good way of increasing its visibility and engagement with the public. Are you a WordPress user? Want to ember a video or power point presentation video (PPT)? In this post, you will read about how to embed videos in WordPress.

How to Embed Videos in WordPress

Visual content management is on a hike! The brain functions in a way that 90% i.e. 60,000 times the information that we get is in visual form. This means people are likely to remember you more if you have image or video in your post. On the other hand, contents using videos get 94% more viewers than plain text. Know how to embed videos in WordPress which are easy and very simple.

White Listed Service Providers Of Auto Embeds In WordPress

One of the best features of WordPress is the auto-embeds. They help to engrave the video into the content. So, when we say embed, the content will actually show the video as a direct feature of your article. There are many providers of auto embeds in the market but only white listed are accepted by WordPress. For others, you need to own an embedded code for posting which should be supporting.

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Here are the following white listed providers of auto embed:

  • YouTube
  • SlideShare
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Tumblr
  • Hulu
  • tv
  • VideoPress
  • Flickr
  • WordPress Plugin Directory
  • Much More

YouTube.com is the largest video provider globally. It helps you create a video out of photos and even presentations or simply upload one directly.

Steps To Embed A PowerPoint Video In WordPress

If you have a video then it is good but if you do not have one, then you can make it yourself. You can choose to upload a power point presentation and turn it into a video for a better experience. Here are the steps to perform it:

Uploading a Power Point Presentation:

  1. Pick some information and photos which have the keywords. Make it attractive and nice. Sue slides which should be at least 6 to 8 for good length.
  2. Once the PPT is made. Open slideshare.net. You may need to Login or create an account.
  3. Click on “Upload” option on the right. Then click on “Select files to upload”.
  4. Select the PPT that you have made.
  5. Your PPT is ready to be embedded in the content.

Making Of Video:

  • You will be presented with a tab displaying your PPT.
  • Next, you need to save slide by slide.
  • Once you finished saving.
  • Open youtube.com. You will need to log in or create an account.
  • On the right side, click on Upload sign.
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In case Of PPT:

  1.  Click on “Photo slideshow”.
  2. You need to upload the images according to that chronological order.
  3. Check the images and their order

In the case of Video:

  • Click on “Select files to upload”
  • Choose the file containing video.

Uploading A Video To Get The Embedded Code

  1. Click “Next” & “Upload” after adjusting the time, effect and transition.
  2. Beneath the video, you need to click “Share” and Then “Embed”.
  3. You will be presented with an embedded code.
  4. Check the option according to your need.
  5. Copy the embedded code which is to be paste on the WordPress.

Steps To Embed A Video In WordPress

Once you have got the embedded code, you will require engraving it in your WordPress content. Here are the following steps to perform it:

  • Open your WordPress site.
  • Click on “Edit Post” or whichever content you want to edit.
  • On the right side, you will see two option simultaneously “Visual” &“Text”.
  • You will be presented with visual.
  • Click on Text. You will be presented with HTML-like code inside.
  • Carefully choose where you want to put your video.
  • Paste that code according.
  • After making the changes, click on “Visual” again.

Click on “Update” or “Save Draft” according to your need.

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