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WordPress All-in-One For Dummies, 2nd Edition by Lisa Sabin-Wilson

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Chapter 4: Exploring Podcasting and Video Blogging

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arrow.png Uploading and embedding videos in posts

arrow.png Adding audio files to posts

arrow.png Exploring podcasting and vlogging

arrow.png Using the Media Library

Many website owners want to go beyond just offering written content for the consumption of their visitors by offering different types of media, including audio and video files. WordPress makes it pretty easy to include these different types of media files in your posts and pages by using the built-in file-upload feature.

The audio files you add to your site can include music or voice in formats such as .mp3, .midi, or .wav (to name just a few). Some website owners produce their own audio files in regular episodes, called podcasts, to create an Internet radio show. Often you can find these audio files available for syndication through RSS and can subscribe to them in a variety of audio programs, such as iTunes.

You can include videos in blog posts or pages by embedding code offered by popular third-party video providers such as YouTube (www.youtube.com) or Vimeo (www.vimeo.com). Website owners ...

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