Videos are a great way to enhance your blog posts. We use videos all the time on the WordPress.com News blog and in our Support documentation. So can you.
- CNNMoney Video
To quickly embed a CNNMoney video, copy the video’s URL from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the video, paste it on its own line in the post/page editor, and the rest takes care of itself.
- Flickr Video
Find a video on Flickr you would like to use on your blog. Copy the URL (or the video ID from the URL, which is the very last portion). Note: Please make sure your flickr video is not “hidden from public searches”, or else it cannot be embedded. Embedding with the URL Copy and paste […]
To quickly embed a Vimeo video, simply copy the video’s URL from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the video, paste it on a line by itself in your post/page editor, and we take care of the rest!
To quickly embed a YouTube video, simply copy the video’s URL from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the video, paste it on a line by itself in your post/page editor and we take care of the rest!
The VideoPress upgrade allows you to upload videos from your computer for hosting and playback directly within your blog (or on another site you can designate). Once you purchase it, you can upload a video file to your WordPress.com site with the Add Media button, or to the Media Library. Also covers VideoPress stats, and an FAQ section.
- Themes Supporting Post Formats
Several of the themes at WordPress.com allow blog authors to decide what format each of their posts should be displayed as. The use of this option is completely free, and you do not need to purchase the Custom CSS Upgrade in order to change post formats.
Embedding with a Shortcode If you’d like to share a Hulu video, you’ll want to create a shortcode. To do so, copy the URL or video ID from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the video. Create the shortcode on a new post or page using one of the following formats. Be sure to […]
- The Internet Archive
What is The Internet Archive? The Internet Archive is a non-profit website that archives websites as well as media such as film and video, and books online. They have a wide assortment of historical and cultural collections that can be a great addition to a WordPress.com website. ↑ Table of Contents ↑How do I add […]
A shortcode is a WordPress-specific code that lets you do nifty things with very little effort. Shortcodes can embed files or create objects that would normally require lots of complicated, ugly code in just one line. Shortcode = shortcut. Includes a list of supported shortcodes with links to full instructions.