WordPress doesn’t respond well to some embed codes. YouTube and Vimeo usually work find if you copy the url into the editing page.
But many won’t work.
Unless you want to move to a paid website, here’s how to get around that.
Do a screen shot or use a photo and insert a link to the media in the photo. When readers click on the photo , it will take them to the media.
How to do a screen shot. Be careful not to trim a shot so tightly that it looks like you are stealing a photo.
Partial shot: Search for a program called “Snipping Tool.” Click on “New” and drag the plus sing over what you want to take a shot of. Let go and save as .jpg
Full screen: Use “print screen” on the keyboard.
Mac – Will save to your desktop.
Command-shirt 4 to get the plus sign drag it over want to take a shot of. Let go saves to desktop
Command shift 3 to save full screen.
Uplaod that image to your post and insert a link. Here’s how:
- Go to a post or page editing screen. Click the Add Media ( plus sign) button.
You insert the link after you post with the same icon you use to insert a hyperlink.