Monday, February 7, 2011

How To Add A Video And URL To Your Blog

This is a tutorial on how to add a video and  a link to the video in your blog. 

1.First go to new post in your blog:

2.  Add your title to your blog:

3. Write about your video in the body area of your blog.

 4.  Go to where your video is hosted:

5. Click on the button "Embed" to get the the video embed code.

6. Copy the embed code

7. Click on "Edit HTML" on your blog posting

8.  Then paste your code into the html body area:

It should look something like this:

9. You have now added the video to your blog.  If you would like to link the video in your blog on a title above your video.  Click back to the "Compose" button. 

10.  Add your title you would like to link to:
11.  Go back to where you video is hosted and click the "Share" button:
12.  Copy the link that it gives you:
13.  Go back to your blog posting and highlight your title that you want to link the video to:

14.  Click the "Link" button above your body area of your blog.  Sometimes there will be a picture of 2 links instead of the work "Link"

15.  The "Edit Link" box will appear:

16.  Paste your URL into the edit link box.
It should look like this:

17.  Press okay and your title should now be highlighted:
18.  From here I like to click "Preview"  So I can see if everything looks alright.
Looks Great to me!  So i am going to Publish my post!  Here is the  My post I just did a tutorial on.

I hope this was helpful to you!  Thanks for stopping by.

1 comment:

  1. It was helpful and I will be referring to it!