How to Embed YouTube Videos on WordPress

Embed video is the process of embedding or displaying a video into content. Videos that are displayed in the content will be able to increase the interest of your website visitors, as well as clarify the meaning of the topic discussed.

This time, we're going to give you a guide on how to embed YouTube videos in WordPress. Here are the steps:

1. Open the YouTube video you want to embed on your WordPress website. Then copy the video URL found in the browser's address bar.

2. Log in to your WordPress Dashboard. Select the Posts menu and click the Add New submenu to add a new post.

3. You will be redirected to the Posts page. Hover your cursor under the title, then click the plus (+) icon on the right.

4. A bar containing various block formats will be displayed. Enter the word "YouTube" in the search field. Then, click on the YouTube block format found.

5. You will see the YouTube URL bar displayed. Enter the YouTube video URL in the field provided. To continue, click the Embed button.

6. A thumbnail of the YouTube video will appear. You can also write a Caption right below the embed video.

7. To set the video embed alignment, click the three-line icon on the top bar. You can choose from the following alignments:

  • None. Does not use alignment.
  • Align left. Video embed position on the left.
  • Align center. Video embed position in the center.
  • Align right. Video embed position on the right.
  • Wide width. Video embed width display.
  • Full width. Full view of video embed.

8. Click the Publish button in the top right corner to publish the post containing the YouTube video embed.

9. Visit the post page. Congratulations, you've successfully embedded a YouTube video on your WordPress website.

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