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Animoto is the leading online video-creation application for consumers, educators, and businesses, that empowers the creation and sharing of professional quality videos using pictures, video clips, words, and music. The company’s patented Cinematic Technology makes it easy to preserve your memories or promote your business through the power of video in just minutes from a computer or mobile device.

Embedding with a URL

To quickly embed an Animoto video, simply copy the video’s URL from your web browser’s address bar while viewing the video:


and paste it on a line by itself in your post/page editor:


We take care of the rest! Your video will look something like this:


  • Make sure the Animoto link is not hyperlinked. If the URL is shown in your theme’s link color (as the second line in the screenshot below), then it is hyperlinked. Simply select the whole URL and click the “Unlink” icon on your Visual Editor toolbar.editorlink
  • Once the URL is unlinked, you will see the link text in black.
  • Make sure to place the Animoto URL on its own line. This means there should be no character or whitespace before or after the URL/shortcode.

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