How To Blog — WordPress.com Tips and Tricks

So you want to embed a Vimeo video in your wordpress.com blog? This is how:

1. Find video you want to embed on Vimeo.
2. Copy the URL from your web browser’s address bar. For example, http://vimeo.com/5646785.
3. Embed with the following short code.  You MUST use hard brackets around the code; otherwise your site won’t know you are using code.  (The brackets are omitted below so that I could show you what the code should look like.)

vimeo http://vimeo.com/564685

or

vimeo 5646785

4. If you want, you can alter the default height and width by using the following code

vimeo http://vimeo.com/5646785 w=500&h=400

5. After publishing your video will look like this:

Tiny top hat tip to Katie A. and Amy W.

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~ by siouxsielaw on June 24, 2010.

6 Responses to “How To Blog — WordPress.com Tips and Tricks”

  1. Good video. I am glad I watched to the end. Spoiler Alert: Those flowers look very realistic.

  2. Great post. It is always good to know the tips and tricks. I have to agree with Peter on the flowers. They DO look real!

  3. great…

    I want to ask permission to exchange links … if you agree .. confirmation via comments on my blog .. thank you for your attention

    kreatif anak jalanan

  4. Where am I supposed to embed the code? I feel like I’ve tried everything and the video is just not showing up.

    Any tips for dummies would be great.

  5. Never mind… I was way over thinking it.

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