Embed video or other media

WordPress supports oEmbed to embed videos and other media in posts or pages with a simple URL. WordPress provides a list of services that use the oEmbed format. This article explains how to embed media in posts or pages.




Before you start

  • To embed media on a post, you need a user account with Contributor role or higher.
  • To embed media on a page, you need a user account with Editor role or higher.



  1. Find or upload media on a supported service. Copy the media's URL from your browser address bar: 
  1. Open a post or page to edit.
  2. Paste the URL into the visual editor. The URL must be on a separate line from all other content.
  3. Update the post or page.


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