How to embed Kickstarter Videos in WordPress

With EmbedPress, you can add Kickstarter Videos to WordPress, using just a URL.

Kickstarter embeds are possible, but they’re not easy to use via normal methods. EmbedPress is different. With EmbedPress, you don’t have to mess around with embed code. All you need is the Kickstarter Video URL.

Here’s how to embed any Kickstarter Video into your WordPress site, using the EmbedPress plugin.

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. Set Up Your Kickstarter Account

  1. Login/Register to Kickstarter.com
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  2. Browse through their video directory
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  3. Click any video that you want to embed.
  4. On video play page, copy url from browser’s address bar
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Step #3. Publish your Kickstarter Embeds

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

  1. Go to your WordPress site.
  2. Edit a post or page.
  3. Add your Kickstarter 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 Kickstarter Video.
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Step #4. Edit your Kickstarter Embeds

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

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