Why You Should Add YouTube Videos to Your Siteby Ricky Bobby SEO Specialist
Videos are great for marketing.
Unless you’re running a website that is image-heavy and already visually saturated, you could probably use a little flair to keep visitors interested and engaged. Embedding YouTube videos is one of the easiest ways to do so, especially because you don’t have to host any videos by yourself and the whole process of embedding is quite straightforward, as we’ll see in just a bit.
Videos can help you:
Improve search engine ranking
Make a clear brand statement
Stand out from the competition
How to Embed YouTube Videos in WordPress
Whether you’re using one of the core WordPress editors or the WPBakery page builder plugin, the process of adding a YouTube video to your page is fairly simple. Let’s start off with the Classic WordPress editor. Embedding Videos Using the Classic Editor 1. To embed the video to one of your posts, you first need to identify which exact video you want to use. The procedure is the same both for videos from your own YouTube channel and for any other video that you want to add from the world’s most popular video platform. 2. Once you’ve located the video, click on it and then either copy its full URL from the address bar or go to Share and then click on Copy: Here you also have the option of setting the video to start at a particular point. To do this, just check the box saying Start at: Embed a YouTube Video in WordPress
Time to go back to your WordPress site. Log into your Dashboard and find the page or post you want to add the video to. Simply click on where you want to add it and paste the YouTube link. A preview of your video will appear and, if everything is just the way you want it, you can finally go ahead and click on Update.
Created on Aug 3rd 2020 08:03. Viewed 116 times.
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