Blog DIY #4: Embedding links and media

You can include (or embed) videos and other multimedia into your blog posts or pages.

You can easily link to a video (or any web page), by inserting a link. Simply click on the Link icon in your blog post toolbar (it looks like a chain), and paste the link into the little pop-up window.

Screenshot of toolbar

 

 

 

 

But if you’d like people to watch the video or media without leaving your blog, you can add images, animations, videos and other interactive elements to your blog post.

Sites such as You Tube or Animoto make it easy, by providing a little snippet of code that does all the work for you. You simply copy and paste.

Here’s how to do that, using the example of a YouTube video.

 

 

There’s more information on our Help pages.