Embed YouTube Videos in WordPress

Easily Put YouTube Videos in your WordPress Posts: There are many plugins available that can be used to Embed YouTube Videos into your WordPress Posts,  but did you know that a default WordPress installation already ships with this capability? Embedding those YouTube Videos into WordPress is much easier than one might think.

How to Embed YouTube Videos into WordPress

  1. Login to your WordPress Blog and Create or Edit a Post
  2. Visit YouTube and locate a video to insert. Select and Copy the URL link from your address bar  Copy YouTube Link
  3. Back at your WordPress Post, click on the Insert /Edit Embedded Media button Insert/Edit Embedded Media
  4. Paste the link from step 2 into File/URL box Embed YouTube WordPress
  5. Save or Publish and then go view your post with an embedded YouTube Video.