Find It Friday! Your Blogging Questions Answered

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Welcome to  Find It Friday in which we help you find the answers to your how to blog questions. 

The Question

How do I add video to my wordpress blog?

The Answer

You can embed videos on your post in a few easy steps with WordPress. YouTube and Vimeo videos are supported by WordPress, or you can upload your own.

Here’s a step-by-step guide to adding a YouTube video to your WordPress blog

1. Click the media icon in the visual editor of your post

2. If you’d like to add YouTube videos to your posts and pages, it’s as easy as copying the video’s URL from your web browser’s address bar:

And pasting it on a line by itself in your post/page editor:

Related Post:

How to add an image to your blog post


Do you have a question on how to blog effectively?

Leave a comment below and we will be happy to help you find the answer.


Marie Ennis-O’Connor BA, MIAPR, holds an Honours degree in History from University College Dublin. She is a graduate of the Irish Academy of Public Relations and has worked in a variety of PR roles over the past 12 years. Marie is editor of several award-winning blogs ranging from life sciences to health to business. She is a panel member of the newly established Bloggers International and is a regular contributor to Health Works Collective, an online community for thought leaders in international healthcare. She is a featured blogger on Webicina, an online service that provides curated medical social media resources in over 80 medical topics and over 17 languages, and has been awarded a top blogger accolade by Empowered and most inspiring writer by WegoHealth. Marie is also in demand as a trainer in social media marketing and travels the country teaching small business owners how to get online and maximise their online presence.

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  • Aine Casey

    Wow – that is easy. As an absolute beginner, I didn’t know how to do this and had been hyperlinking to the video with “watch here”. Videos sure look better when they are embedded so thanks for the tip.

  • speltforchoiceblog

    That’s handy, was only wondering the other day how it could be done. Tks Marien

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