If you’ve been wanting to add videos to your website, and you should be, here’s an easy way to do it. Simply embed a YouTube video on your site.

Why would you want to do that? Why not just upload the video to your own website? Three reasons. YouTube was made to broadcast videos. The YouTube website undoubtedly has more capacity than your website, so it will render videos better than your website will. Second, you won’t be filling up your website space with video.  Third, people search YouTube like they search google.com. Your content stands a better chance of getting found (if it’s your video) by putting it up on YouTube in the first place.

So here are the very…

Simple Steps to Put a YouTube Video on Your WordPress Website

  1. Create a WordPress post or page
  2. Choose a public video on YouTube
  3. Grab (copy) the embed code from YouTube
  4. Paste it into your WordPress post or page when editing in “Text” (not “visual”) mode.
  5. That’s it.

Watch our short video, which will take you right through these very easy steps:

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