A Non-Techie Way to Embed a YouTube Video

Before the words “embed a video” can contort a face, I quickly soften the crinkling frown with “by simply pasting the URL” and smile.

With almost every site I work with, we use the plugin Tentblogger’s Vimeo, YouTube, RSS Embed. It allows you, the publisher, to simply grab the URL of the video and paste it into a box. The video gets embedded without you having to mess with any “code”. It allows your RSS readers to see a link to your page if they don’t see the video.

Whether it’s a video you’ve made yourself, a clip from someone else, this plugin makes a big impact with a small step.

Here’s a short video from the folks at Manta. I simply grabbed the URL and pasted it using the plugin:

Easy. A small step with big value.

Here’s a how-to on this great video plugin from the author himself.

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  • http://www.findnewcustomers.com Jeff Ogden

    I checked out Manta, Mike, but Marketing Made Simple TV standardized on Viewbix as it offers more capabilities and is mobile friendly.

    Jeff Ogden, Creator and Host
    Marketing Made Simple TV
    http://www.marketingmadesimple.tv

    • http://www.converstations.com MikeSansone

      Thanks, Jeff. Lots of great stuff on Marketing Made Simple TV. I’ll be sure to give Viewbix a good looking over. Great tip!

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