But this requires a great deal of storage space, and with many web hosting plans it can result in:
- poor playback speed
- increased costs
- problems backup up your site
The best way to embed a video is by providing a link to an external video site like YouTube or Vimeo. These sites typically give you a snippet of code that you can paste into your page.
The snippet will often begin with “<iframe” or “<script” and may look something like this—though generally it’ll be in a single line.
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/qNEfdz1bpzg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen> </iframe>
To paste this snippet into your page you’ll need to switch to the editor’s Text tab. Simply paste in the code and check your page. The video should play back directly within your page, like this: