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How To Embed a Video

It is now really simple to embed a video, especially if your video is hosted on one of the following sites:
YouTube, Vimeo, Flickr, Google Video, or WordPress TV. Simply paste the url onto its own line in your post or if you want it on the same line with other text use the embed tag. For more details watch this short video:

[wpmudev-video video="oEmbed"]

Custom Post Types and Other Mysteries

It takes a while to get used to WordPress lingo. What is the difference between a template and a theme? How are custom post types different from custom fields, or post formats for that matter? What are taxonomies? Here are a few brief definitions:


Themes are the combined templates, functions and styles that together create the look and functionality of your website. You can change themes without losing the content of your website although it might be displayed differently. The current WordPress default theme is Twentyeleven.

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How To Add New Media To Your Library

All media such as images, videos or audio files are stored in your media library. You can upload media to the library even if you don't want to embed them in a page or post quite yet. Here is how:

[wpmudev-video video="add-media"]