How to Insert a video into your WP blog

This is part 8 of a WordPress How-to video series.

Not so long ago, inserting a video into your WordPress based site was a real challenge, however, now with the latest version of WP and the many easy-to-use plugins available this has become so easy and straight-forward.

A lot of scenarios are available for such a thing but I would greatly recommend uploading your video to a video-sharing site like YouTube or Vimeo, or similar the then including the link into your site.

http://www.screencast.com/t/NDJkOGNlN

 

Topics covered in Screen Cast:

  • Using Plugins to insert videos into your site or blog
  • My Favorite free plugins for video
  • How to setup the plugin and how to use it?
  • Insert a video without the need for plugins

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