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Embedding content like slides, videos, comic strips, quizzes, polls into your blog posts takes your posts to the next level; providing opportunities for readers’ engagement and interaction in ways not achievable using plain text and images.

Most online tools provide embed code that you can use to embed what you’ve found or created into your posts and pages.

Check out this list of popular web tools, used by educators and students, that can be embedded.

Using Embed Code

You add embed code to posts or pages as follows:

1.  Locate the embed code for the media you created or want to embed.

  • Websites use a range of different icons to represent Embed code.
  • Look for icons like </>, the word Embed or hover your mouse over icons until you see the word Embed.

2.    Copy the embed code.

Copy Embed code

3.  Go to Posts > Add New.

Add New Post

4.  Place your cursor where you want the video to appear and then click on the Add Media button.

Click on Add Media

5.  In the Add Media window click on the Insert Embed Code tab.

Click on Insert Embed code


6.  Paste the embed code into the Insert Embed code box and click Insert into post.

Paste your Embed code

7.  When you have finished writing your post click Publish.


8.  You should now see your embedded media when you view the published post.