By embedding, you are allowing your users to consume awesome content without leaving your platform. People love it when you provide amazing things on the same page. You should use the embed option provided by these popular websites to add this cool content to your posts.
It only not helps people discover amazing content, but also, helps you generate useful content with less effort yet helpful.
It’s a content curation thing. Curating amazing content in your blog not only gives you traffic but also exposure to a wider audience. You help people discover excellent content available on the internet.
Where to embed?
You can embed content on any webpage. Popular blogging platform such as WordPress, and Tumblr provides a way to easily embed any type of content in your posts. You can embed YouTube videos, Tweets, Facebook posts, Slideshare presentations, or anything. WordPress provides a lot of plugins that help in embedding content from major platforms with a lot of customization.
How to embed?
Support you want to embed any YouTube video in your blog post. Go to the YouTube video page. Below or somewhere find the share option. In share options, there are a lot of sharing alternatives available from social networks to social bookmarking sites. From these options choose to embed. And, copy the provided code.
Sample code for: “Carbon Offsets: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)”
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6p8zAbFKpW0" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>
You can also choose a start time or clip for sharing the video as per your need. Do use the options as per your needs.
By embedding content in your posts you are not only helping people discover amazing content but also, content publishers sharing their excellent work with a broader audience. So, start embedding, start sharing. And, don’t forget to share this post among your friends and help them become part of the blogging world.