Posting Videos

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    When posting videos, I notice that the videos from Youtube that are HD or wide screen gets automatically resized on my blog? How can I retain the wide HD look?


    The blog I need help with is



    wow… how do you even get videos on your blog, I have never been able to do that!



    I took some videos on my Nikon Coolpix P-90, which are saved as .avi files. I couldn’t upload them to my blog as the file format wasn’t supported. Any clue how I can upload .avi files?



    Yes, you have to buy the applicable upgrade in order to upload video files to blogs. Or you can upload them at YouTube or another supported platform and then use the shortcode to post them here.



    If you wanna add videos really easily go to

    This free service lets you stick almost anything on your wordpress blog just by clicking and draging n stuff.



    I note you work for the company ( you should fix those links on the front page of their website, they don’t open). You have only one post at, and it has no pictures or video. Can you give us a link to a post on WordPress.COM which uses this striqr technology successfully?



    I second raincoaster’s request – if that thing works as you said, it would be great.


    It won’t work here, it is javascript and it has to be inserted into the index.php file – something we cannot do at wordpress.COM.

    1. From your WordPress Dashboard, navigate to Layout > Edit HTML.
    2. Copy and paste this code just before the closing </body > tag 
    <script language="javascript" src=""></script>
    <script language="javascript" src=""></script> 
    3. Now press shift+home to activate the stiqr interface. Follow the on-screen guide and enjoy!


    Thank you. The way that person was talking, it implied they’d been approved, like Picapp has, for special exemption.


    Not unless it magically appears as an option via shortcode. Stranger things have happened, but I don’t think wordpress would adopt something this new. Hell, the paint isn’t even dry on it.



    It’s not a good sign their one post has no images or video.


    Not a good sign indeed.


    I expect they will be back here soon wanting to know how they can access the index.php file on their blog.



    Thanks so much for the Youtube advice! I did that and posted four videos on Youtube, a new experience for me. I linked them to my Facebook page (which is private) and Twitter, but can’t figure out how to do more than insert a link to Youtube in my blog. You can see what I’ve done so far at I’ve seen that others have the Youtube frame right in their blog. Do you know how I would do that? Thanks for you help.

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