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How to Embed Video and Audio In WordPress


How to Embed Video In WordPress

Figuring out how to embed video was probably one of the most requested questions that users had for our developers.

If you’re anything like us you probably want to know how to do this so that you can quickly capture and retain the attention of your audience.

People in the 21st century have a short attention span, don’t you agree?

We’ll show you how to add video and audio so you can more easily keep their attention on your site instead of them navigating away

It’s as simple as copy and paste. Really, it’s that simple.

You’ll have to know a few shortcuts and tricks, plus have a little practice but after reading this article and watching this video you’ll see first hand how you can have content such as video and audio embedded to your WordPress site in a matter of a few seconds.

There are many different places which WordPress will allow you to automatically embed from but here are just a few listed so you get an idea:

  • Youtube,
  • Instagram,
  • FunnyOrDie,
  • Hulu,
  • Imgur,
  • Vimeo,
  • CollegeHumor,
  • Flickr,
  • Spotify,
  • Slideshare,
  • Vine,
  • And so much more.

If there are any updates to the changes in this list or you’d simply like the know the most recent embeddable platforms then you can simply visit to figure out which sites WordPress supports.

WordPress also gives you the option to copy + paste in embed code instead of the site URL’s. This is useful for those of you who are aspiring software developers who want to go ahead and get familiar with the code it is you need to know in order to make sure modern websites run and perform well.

Although this might be an unnecessary step for many of you, we think it’s nice that WordPress comes with this feature because we’re just geeks here at:


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