Video – core/video

Embed a video from your media library or upload a new one.

Use the Video block to embed a video from your media library, or upload a new one.


Please set featured image


Video for the verse block, copied from


  • If you paste a YouTube URL the block automatically switches to the YouTube variant of Embed – core/embed.
  • Some people say it’s not a good idea to upload videos to your own site.
  • 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.
  • ReplaceReplaceReplace the selected file.
    • Open Media LibraryChoose from the Media library.
    • UploadUpload a file.
  • 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.

Video transforms to:

  • Columns
  • Cover
  • File
  • Group
  • Media & Text