How to embed Youtube video in WordPress post

Today we are going to learn how to Embed YouTube video in WordPress post.

Many a times you would have noticed that readers do not want to click another link to watch a video. Adding a video to your blog makes it more engaging for the readers.

So lets learn how can we add a You Tube video in WordPress post.

How to Embed YouTube video in WordPress post.

Step 1 – Open the video you want to embed. Rick click and select “copy embed code”

Step 2 – Open your WordPress post in edit mode

Step 3 – On the right hand side , you will see “Visual” and “Text” tabs. Select text tab

Step 4 – Copy the embed code where you want the video to display


You will now be able to see your video in the visual tab of the post. Your video is now successfully embedded in the code

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  1. Thanks a lot for this post Neha. This is so useful for bloggers who self host their sites. So well explained . It was a great help to me to read this and work out a way to embed a you tube video for my post.

    • You are most welcome Aesha and seriously I love it when I am able to help someone by sharing my experiences. Be it parenting, travel or blogging tips. I am glad you found this tutorial on embedding you tube video in WordPress post useful.

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