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WordPress supports around 35 embed sources, but EmbedPress adds over 40 more, including Facebook, Google Maps, Google Docs, UStream! Just use the URL!

The goal of EmbedPress is to embed ANYTHING in WordPress.

We’re starting with Facebook, Google, UStream and more. All you need is the URL and you can embed media from over 40 more providers into your WordPress site!

In addition to the default WordPress sources, EmbedPress supports these providers:

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There're two ways to install EmbedPress plugin:

Through your WordPress site's admin

  1. Go to your site's admin page;
  2. Access the "Plugins" page;
  3. Click on the "Add New" button;
  4. Search for "EmbedPress";
  5. Install EmbedPress plugin;
  6. Activate the EmbedPress plugin.

Manually uploading the plugin to your repository

  1. Download the EmbedPress plugin zip file;
  2. Upload the plugin to your site's repository under the "/wp-content/plugins/" directory;
  3. Go to your site's admin page;
  4. Access the "Plugins" page;
  5. Activate the EmbedPress plugin.


Release Date: 2017-02-15

  • Added support to embed Giphy URLs;
  • Added support to embed Twitch streams & chat URLs;
  • Fixed odd behavior with non-shortcoded embeddable URLs;
  • Fixed bugs when having multiple editors in a single page;
  • Updated copyright info;
  • Updated Settings page layout;
  • Code enhancements.


Release Date: 2017-01-24

  • Pasted text containing urls no longer should lose its formatting;
  • Minor other enhancements.


Release Date: 2017-01-13

  • Text fixes and enhancements;
  • Updated plugins url;
  • Updated list of supported providers.


Release Date: 2017-01-09

  • Fixed the plugin activation in older PHP environments (>= 5.3.0);
  • Option description enhancements.


Release Date: 2017-01-06

  • Fixed Google services embeds.


Release Date: 2017-01-06

  • Added support to WordPress 4.7;
  • Added support to Embedpress own plugins;
  • Fixed bug that was preventing interaction with some embeds;
  • Code enhancements.


Release Date: 2016-11-14

  • Fixed a bug that could break the editor in some cases;
  • Moved EmbedPress Settings page link to the main admin-sidebar;
  • Minor CSS enhancements.


Release Date: 2016-11-04

  • Enhanced Crowd Ranking url detection;
  • Ability to force a different language into Facebook embeds via settings page;
  • Minor CSS fixes and enhancements;
  • Fixed stylesheet conflicting with some other plugins;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with Facebook urls;
  • Fixed bug where the embed controllers were not appearing to some serivce providers;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with GettyImage urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with Github Gist urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with VideoJug urls;
  • Fixed a lot of bugs with NFB urls;
  • Fixed bug where the editor was treating non-embeddable urls as normal embeds;
  • Fixed bug where nbsp; were added before and after the embed every time the user switch from Visual to Text mode;
  • Dropped support to Edocr due to embed inconsistency;
  • Dropped support to Aol On Videos.


Release Date: 2016-10-04

  • Fixed bugs with PollDaddy embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Vine embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Twitter Collection and Moments embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with SmugMug embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with SlideShare embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with Infogram embeds;
  • Fixed bugs with MobyPicture embeds;
  • Dropped support to IFTTT embeds;
  • Probably fixed the double embed on paste bug;
  • Prevent mouse interaction with the embed while its being loaded;
  • Changed the general look of EmbedPress embeds;
  • General code enhancements;
  • General minor optimizations.


Release Date: 2016-09-20

  • Updated plugin's description to a more concise text.


Release Date: 2016-09-19

  • Updated plugin's description and the list of supported service providers.


Release Date: 2016-09-15

  • Fixed missing bug that was breaking the plugin on some environments.


Release Date: 2016-09-14

  • Fixed uncommon bug that was breaking the plugin on some environments;
  • Fixed bugs with PollDaddy urls;
  • A lot of other bug fixes.


Release Date: 2016-07-27

  • Initial release.


  • Once the plugin is active, you can go on the editor and paste any URL as you normally would.
  • To pass custom parameters to an embed you can hover on the preview and click on the "Pencil" button. Optionally you can set custom parameters directly using short-codes like:
// This will render the iframe (if there's one. Some services may use other tags) having its dimensions fixed to 460x300px.
[embed width="460" height="300" responsive="false"]your-link[/embed]

// This will render the html-embed having an additional html property data-foo="this is awesome".
[embed foo="this is awesome"]your-other-link[/embed]

// This will render the html-embed having the class "cool-embed".
[embed class="cool-embed"]your-other-link[/embed]
Version 1.5.0

Requires WordPress version: 4.0 or higher

Compatible up to: 4.7.2

Last Updated 15 Feb 2017

Date Added: 06 Sep 2016

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