How to Embed Giphy GIFs in WordPress

With EmbedPress, you can add Giphy GIFs to WordPress, using just an URL.

Step #1. Install the EmbedPress plugin

EmbedPress is a very helpful plugin that expands and improves on WordPress’ capabilities. Install EmbedPress and your WordPress site will become far more powerful. Click here to find EmbedPress on WordPress.org.

Step #2. Copy the Giphy GIF URL

  • Go to Giphy.com and choose the desired GIF.
  • Copy the URL from Address Bar.

Step #3. Publish your Giphy Embeds

Now you have the Giphy URL, you can add it to WordPress.

  1. Go to your WordPress site.
  2. Edit a post or page.
  3. Add your Giphy URL into the content area, with the “Visual” tab enabled.
  4. You will see a purple background with a “Loading your embed …” message:
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  5. Your URL will automatically be transformed into an embed of your Giphy GIF.

Step #4. Edit your Giphy Embeds

While editing your WordPress content, you can also edit your embed, thanks to EmbedPress.

  • Hover over the embed, and a purple button will appear.
  • Click the pencil and a pop-up screen will appear with more options.
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  • You can now change the embed URL, plus you can also control the maximum width and height of the embed.
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