How to Put a Video on Your Blog

Are you having trouble trying to figure out the best way to put video on your blog? There are several different ways that it can be done, but some ways are a little bit more difficult than others. Depending on what type of video you are trying to add to your blog there are certain things that you can do to make the video show up the way that you want for it to. The way that you put videos onto your blog will also depend on what type of blog that you have.

If you are trying to add video to a self-hosted WordPress blog there are a variety of ways that you can do it. Depending on what type of format the video is in that you are trying to add you will be able to find a plugin that will make adding it very simple to do. There are a lot of developers that have created plugins to make various tasks on a WordPress blog very simple. All you will have to do is go to the plugins section of your admin dashboard and select the Add New option. This will allow you to search for a plugin that will allow you to add the type of video that you want.

If you are trying to add a YouTube video to a WordPress blog then the process is even easier than finding a good plugin to use. Of course, there is a plugin that you can use to add the video, but it is not necessary for you to be able to put the video that you want on your blog. All you have to do is go to the video that you want to add and copy the embed code for the video. You will then go back to your blog post or page and make sure that you are in HTML mode. After making sure that you are in HTML mode all you have to do is paste the code into the post or page that you want to add it to. The video will then be visible after you publish or update the page.

If you are trying to add videos to a Web 2.0 blog there are different methods of doing it. Each Web 2.0 website has their own modules that can be added to do different things with. You will want to make sure that the site your blog is located on allows videos from other sites or that you can upload your own.

There are a lot of different ways to put video on your blog, but the ones described above will help you to get started. If you are having trouble or getting stuck somewhere then find a webmaster forum and ask someone how you can add a video to the type of blog that you have. Webmaster forums are filled with all types of people who own websites or do things related to websites and you will be able to find someone who can walk you through the entire process.



Source by Jeff Sherwood

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