WordPress is an easier platform to write posts when we use it on a PC. The variety of blocks aka content types, made available, contributes to its article friendly nature. But its sad that its smartphone counter-part is not that client friendly, when it comes to the number of block types it support.
Especially for this one – the most demanding “YouTube video embeding block”.
I have been asked many times, by my beloved clients, to solve this issue. For your disappointment, “Yes, I do agree that WordPress mobile app does lack a Youtube Video Block”.
But I have a simple work around to solve this issue.
Here is how I do it..
Open a New Blog Post on your mobile app.
Click on Add Block or that small blue icon seen above your keyboard.
Now you will be seeing a variety of Blocks or Content types available.
Click on Shortcode or this icon [/]
Now add this code in the box,
[ youtube ADD YOUR FULL YOUTUBE URL HERE ]
For eg: [youbube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciFOqBI7GRA&ab&ab]
And you are done.
Happy Christmas guys.
By Manu Rahim aka Manu Pulayan