WordPress - Disable the embedding of media content

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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

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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