Embed – core/embed

Add a block that displays content pulled from other sites, like Twitter or YouTube.
Twitter – twitter
Embed a tweet.
YouTube – youtube
Embed a YouTube video.
Facebook – facebook
Embed a Facebook post.
Instagram – instagram
Embed an Instagram post.
WordPress – wordpress
Embed a WordPress post.
SoundCloud – soundcloud
Embed SoundCloud content.
Spotify – spotify
Embed Spotify content.
Flickr – flickr
Embed Flickr content.
Vimeo – vimeo
Embed a Vimeo video.
Animoto – animoto
Embed an Animoto video.
Cloudup – cloudup
Embed Cloudup content.
CollegeHumor – collegehumor
Embed CollegeHumor content.
Crowdsignal – crowdsignal
Embed Crowdsignal (formerly Polldaddy) content.
Dailymotion – dailymotion
Embed a Dailymotion video.
Imgur – imgur
Embed Imgur content.
Issuu – issuu
Embed Issuu content.
Kickstarter – kickstarter
Embed Kickstarter content.
Mixcloud – mixcloud
Embed Mixcloud content.
Reddit – reddit
Embed a Reddit thread.
ReverbNation – reverbnation
Embed ReverbNation content.
Screencast – screencast
Embed Screencast content.
Scribd – scribd
Embed Scribd content.
Slideshare – slideshare
Embed Slideshare content.
SmugMug – smugmug
Embed SmugMug content.
Speaker Deck – speaker-deck
Embed Speaker Deck content.
TikTok – tiktok
Embed a TikTok video.
TED – ted
Embed a TED video.
Tumblr – tumblr
Embed a Tumblr post.
VideoPress – videopress
Embed a VideoPress video.
WordPress.tv – wordpress-tv
Embed a WordPress.tv video.
Amazon Kindle – amazon-kindle
Embed Amazon Kindle content.
Pinterest – pinterest
Embed Pinterest pins, boards, and profiles.
Wolfram Cloud – wolfram-cloud
Embed Wolfram Cloud notebook content.

Use the Embed block to embed video, images, tweets, audio and other content from external sources.



The Embed block may automatically transform to a specific version based on the URL you enter. Here we’ve embedded the Twitter feed for WordPress so it’s become a Twitter embed block.


  • The Embed block can be aligned: Left, Centre, Right, Wide width and Full width.
  • The Embed block (sometimes) gets created when you paste content.
  • There are times when the Embed block displays “Sorry, this content could not be embedded.” and offers buttons to Try again and Convert to link. For example…


Embedding from WordPress.org’s support article on Embeds.

Toolbar icons

  • Change alignmentUse Change alignment to choose the alignment
    • Align leftAlign to the left
    • Align centerAlign in the center
    • Align rightAlign to the right
    • Wide widthIncrease the width of the block beyond the content size. Requires theme support.
    • Full widthExtend the block to cover the full width of the screen. Requires theme support.
  • Edit URLUse Edit URL to change the embed URL in the embed block. Overwrite the existing URL and click on the “Embed” Button on the right.
  • More optionsDisplay more options
    • Show More SettingsShow the block settings in the sidebar.
    • CopyCopy the block to the clipboard.
    • DuplicateUse Duplicate to create a copy of the block.
    • Insert AfterInsert a new block after the selected block(s).
    • Insert BeforeInsert a new block before the selected block(s).
    • Move To Use Move To to move a block. Up/Down or Left/Right
    • Edit as HTMLEdit the HTML of the block.
    • GroupTransform the selected block(s) into a group.
    • Add to Reusable blocksCreate a Reusable block.
    • Remove blockDelete the block.

Embed transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Group
  • Paragraph