adding youtube/vimeo - to iframe or not? (3 posts)

  1. markoburns
    Posted 5 years ago #

    If I simply post the url of a video it embeds it in a blog post ok - but is this considered not a good thing t odo and I should be using the iframe embed code?

  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    It's perfectly OK to just paste in the video url and let WordPress do its thing.

  3. webvitalii
    Posted 5 years ago #

    1. You may paste Youtube or Vimeo link into post but sometimes it does not convert into video corectly.
    2. You may use WordPress default shortcode: [embed width="500" height="400"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wQL34ZiCNVA[/embed].
    3. If you simply want to embed iframe into post you can install iframe plugin and paste this shortcode into content: [iframe width="640" height="480" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/3261363"]

    More info about embeding iframe into post content.

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