WordPress - Disable the embedding of media content

Ask a question

WordPress - Disable the embedding of media content


In this article you will learn prevent WordPress from automatically embedding media content (URLs for youtube videos, Flickr photo galleries,...) in your blog posts. The procedure is as follows:
  • Connect to the WordPress dashboard.
  • Go to Settings > Media.
  • Go to the Embeds section
  • Uncheck When possible, embed the media content from a URL directly onto the page.
  • Click on Save Changes.
Jean-François Pillou

CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jeff Pillou, founder of CCM.net. CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.

Learn more about the CCM team