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Video show on homepage?!?!

  1. I uploaded a video onto my blog, how do i get the video to show on the homepage? It shows once you click on the title, but i want it to show on the homepage. I have the same issues with pictures and soundcloud music.

    The blog I need help with is cloudyhiphop.wordpress.com.

  2. Hi there,
    Go to the footer of your theme and click the name of the theme link. You will arrive on the theme description page. http://theme.wordpress.com/themes/ascetica/
    Do you see full posts being displayed there?
    Do you see full posts being displayed on the theme on the live demo site here? http://asceticademo.wordpress.com/

    The theme is behaving exactly the way it is designed to behave. On any theme with an active excerpt box you can use this workaround to have full posts on the front page. You compose your whole post first and before you publish it you switch to the HTML (Text) editor, copy all the code, paste it into the Excerpt box below the posts editor, and publish the post. http://en.support.wordpress.com/splitting-content/excerpts/#creating-excerpts

    If you do not see an excerpt box then go to screen options on the top right hand corner of your Admin page and include:
    Post – Likes and Shares, Format*, Categories, Tags, Excerpt, Send Trackbacks, Discussion, Comments**, Slug, Author, Revisions, Writing Helper

    P.S. On themes that do have an active excerpt function, the workaround works very well but you have to do it on every post you create.

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