WordPress comes with a great feature called auto-embeds. It allows WordPress to automatically get the embed code for video from popular video hosting sites like YouTube, Vimeo, etc. Follow the steps below to create a Video blog post:
1. First, you need to select the blog post format. You’ll find a “Format” module in the right-hand column of your post editor – it’ll look like this:
Make sure to select the Video option.
2. All you need to do is paste the video URL into the post editor. Make sure that the URL is in it’s own line and not clickable (hyperlinked).
If you are using visual editor, then WordPress will immediately fetch the embed code and display the video inside post editor.
3. Upload a featured image for the post. This image can be a screenshot of your video.
4. You can now save your post and click on the preview button to see the video embed in your blog post.