Embedding Youtube Videos

Embedding Youtube Videos using your laptop.

  1. “Open the YouTube video [you wish to insert into your post]
  2. At the top left of the screen, tap the menu icon to open the YouTube menu panel.
  3. Scroll down until you find the Desktop menu item. Tap this to view the desktop site instead of the mobile site.
  4. Underneath the video you should see its title, and some buttons. Click on the Share button.
  5. In the Share form, switch from the “Share” tab to the “Embed” tab.
  6. Copy the HTML.
  7. Open the [blog post you are wishing to embed the youtube video in.
  8. Change from Visual to text]
  9. Paste the HTML you copied into the post.”

Thanks to Eric who posted the instructions, above, on a WordPress forum.

Embedding Youtube Videos using the WordPress App.

  1. “Open the YouTube video in [Chrome.]
  2. At the top left of the screen, tap the menu icon to open the YouTube menu panel.
  3. Scroll down until you find the Desktop menu item. Tap this to view the desktop site instead of the mobile site.
  4. Underneath the video you should see its title, and some buttons. Click on the Share button.
  5. In the Share form, switch from the “Share” tab to the “Embed” tab.
  6. Copy the HTML.
  7. Open the WordPress app and open the editor for your post.
  8. Paste the HTML you copied into the post.”

Thanks to Eric who posted the instructions, above, on a WordPress forum.

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