help embedding video to blog

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by kkamin, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. kkamin macrumors member

    Mar 24, 2009

    I am using Wordpress for a blog and want to embed a video.

    What I did was take my camcorder video, converted it to an H.264 format in the Adobe Media Converter. I then uploaded it to Photobucket which converted it to to an FLV and gave me the HTLM to embed it in the blog. Is this the best way to do it? Wordpress only allows files up to 4 Mb in size, so that is why I need to host the video somewhere.

    If that is good. Where are the best places to host videos?
  2. Ride9650 macrumors 6502

    Jun 29, 2007
    You pretty much answered your own question, generally, most people will have their video elsewhere.
    Is this a custom Wordpress site or one from Another option is to upload your videos to your server and link to them there.

    as to other video sharing sites
    Youtube is another option, or Vimeo. I'm sure theres more, but these are the two off the top of my head.
  3. designguy79 macrumors 6502

    Sep 24, 2009
    Checkout -- I am happy with their service (not free, though)
  4. kkamin thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 24, 2009
  5. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
    YouTube is better than photobucket, because YouTube is both computer and iPhone OS compatible (AKA they make both flash and mp4 versions of the video).

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