With the new upgrade to WordPress 3.5 recently, it brings forth new features and improvements to Blogs@NTU. Now, embedding media in blog posts is made simpler.


Check out this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vlw7tM7UyS

This is cool!

Make sure the URL takes a line by itself and not hyper-linked. Upon viewing, WordPress automatically turn it into an embedded YouTube video.


The link can be wrapped by adding a specific size in the URL.

Check out this video:

[embed width=”123″ height=”456″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vlw7tM7UyS [/embed]

This is cool!

Popular media that are commonly used:


Flickr

HowToEmbed_Flickr

1. Click on ‘Share’ button then ‘Link’ button.

2. Copy and paste the full URL in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).

Photobucket

HowToEmbed_PhotoBucket

1. Click on ‘Get link codes’ button and select ‘Links’ tab.

2. Copy the URL in ‘Direct link’ and paste it in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).

Slideshare

1. Copy the URL in your browser address bar directly.

2. Paste it in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).

Scribd

HowToEmbed_Scribd1 HowToEmbed_Scribd2

1. Click on ‘Link’ button and click ‘Embed’.

2. Copy the URL and paste it in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).

Twitter

HowToEmbed_Twitter

1. Locate the tweet that you want to post.

2. By clicking on the time stamp, it will redirect you to the page where the individual tweet is.

3. Copy the URL in your browser address bar.

4. Paste it in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).

Vimeo

HowToEmbed_Vimeo

1. Click on ‘Share’ button.

2. Copy the URL under ‘Link’ and paste it in your post editor (no HTML coding is required).




Below is the whole list of sites that you can embed from to WordPress:



If  you have further questions, please feel free to comment on this post or contact us at nmg@ntu.edu.sg.

Have fun!

[via WordPress]

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