How to Embed Reddit Posts in WordPress
With the help of EmbedPress, you can add Reddit post to WordPress, using just a URL.
Reddit is a social news collection, web content rating website where users can exchange their views on current topics and news .Users can submit text posts, direct links or images in various subreddits topics like news, science, gaming, movies, music, books etc.
You can embed Reddit post in WordPress, but it is not simple to embed by using conventional methods. EmbedPress is a different and unique plugin. With EmbedPress, you don’t need to entangle around with embed codes. All you need is the URL of Reddit post you want to embed.
Here’s how to embed any Reddit post into your WordPress site, using the EmbedPress plugin and a URL.
Step #1 Install The EmbedPress Plugin
EmbedPress is a very helpful plugin that increases and improves capabilities of WordPress. Install EmbedPress in your WordPress site and it will become far more powerful and efficient. Click here to find EmbedPress on WordPress.org.
Step #2 Get The Reddit Post URL
Before you can embed the post into WordPress, you need to get the URL of the post.
- Go to Reddit homepage.
- Sign in with your Reddit account.
- Select the post you want to embed on your WordPress site.
- Click on share icon, a box will appear and copy the link from it.
Step #3 Publish The Reddit Post Embed On Your WordPress Site
Now you have the URL, you can use it to embed your post in WordPress.
- Open your WordPress site.
- Edit a post or page.
- Add your Reddit post URL into the content area, with the “Visual” tab enabled.
- A purple background with a “Loading your embed …” message will be Visible for a few seconds.
- The URL will automatically be changed into an embed of Reddit.
- Publish your WordPress content, and post will be embedded for visitors to see, as in the image below:
- Your embed will be fully responsive.
Step #4 Edit Your Reddit Post Embeds
While modifying your WordPress content, you can also edit your embed, thanks to EmbedPress.
- Hover over the embed and a purple button will come up.
- Click the pencil icon and a pop-up screen will appear with more options.
- You can now change the Reddit post embed URL, in addition to that you can also modify the width and height of the embed.