Each WordPress blog post now has the ability to set a featured video from YouTube or Vimeo. These videos are responsive for mobile devices and take place of a featured image. It is recommended to set the featured image as a fallback for the video.

How to Set the Featured Video

1. Open the video on YouTube and click the Share button under the video to copy the share URL


1. Or get the Vimeo URL from the top URL bar

 


2. Next, when editing a blog post, scroll down to the “Post Options” box where the featured video URL can be placed. Paste in the URL and Update the post.