How to Embed a YouTube Video in WordPress

YouTube is a lot more than just a site where a community of millions shares millions and more of videos every day. YouTube is a source of relevant and gripping content for your WordPress website in the form of some amazing videos.

You could find tutorials to include in your content, or just some entertaining videos to keep the visitors engaged from YouTube. All you’ve got to do is learn the art of embedding videos from YouTube into the intended WordPress web page.

Your website will not quite be the same with some riveting YouTube videos embedded into it. This tutorial teaches you how.

You begin by either creating the post you want a YouTube video embedded in, or opening a previously made post. Switch to the HTML editing view if you are already not there. Then, visit YouTube and shortlist the videos you would want embedded in your WordPress website posts.

Check for a mention of Share below the video on YouTube; click here. A sub menu will open up, and it will carry an option called Embed. Click on this. A sub menu opens up again, and this contains a code that you need to copy.

Once this is done, you have to go back to the post and paste in the recently copied code text where you would want the video to appear.

to Embed a YouTube Video in WordPress

All you’ve got to do now is to either save the post as a draft and preview it to confirm whether the video is embedded as desired, or publish the post directly. If you intend to see a preview before proceeding, right click on the Preview button in the right side of the page and click on Open in New Tab.

So, you just have to follow these simple steps to embed YouTube videos in your pages and add a whole lot of value for your viewers.

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