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Add a video to my WordPress post or page

You can add a video to your WordPress site by adding a video block to posts or pages. You can choose to upload a video from your local computer, from your WordPress Media Library or one hosted on another website by providing the URL to the video.

  1. Sign in to WordPress.
  2. On the left side-menu, select Posts or Pages.
  3. Hover over the post or page you want to edit and then select Edit.
  4. At the upper-left corner, select wordpress plus icon Toggle block inserter.
  5. On the left-side menu, under Media, select Video. The video block will be added to the bottom of the post or page.
  6. Choose how you want to add the video:
    • Upload: Select media stored on your own computer.
    • Media Library: Add a video previously uploaded to Media Library.
    • Insert from URL: Paste the URL of a video that is already hosted online (for example from YouTube or Vimeo) and then select wordpress submit icon Apply.
  7. (Optional) Select the video block and then select and hold wordpress drag icon Drag to move it around the post or page.
  8. Select Update.

After you see the Page updated notification at the lower-left corner, the video is successfully added to your site.

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