Adding Video to WordPress

If all you need to do is add an existing YouTube video to a WordPress post or page, skip down to section A.

A. Here are the steps for uploading your video to YouTube in preparation for embedding it into your WordPress site:
1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
2. Click on Upload (upper right).
3. Click Select File from your Computer.
4. Give the video a name and select “unlisted” at the right.
5. Once the video is uploaded, go to the video link at the top of the screen and follow the steps on the link below.

B. Adding a YouTube video to WordPress
1. Create a new post or page in WordPress.
2. Open a new tab in your browser and navigate to YouTube.
3. Find the video you’d like to embed in your post or page. Click on Share and then the Embed tab under the video.
4. Uncheck Include Related Videos.
5. Select size.
6. Copy the embed code.
7. Return to your WordPress post or page.
8. Click on the Text tab.
9. Place the cursor in the text window and paste.
10. Click on Publish and then view post or page.


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