en WordPress.com Forums › Widgets Videos in Sidebar Author Posts July 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm #948790 tobyelliottukMember Hi there, Now that vodpod has seemingly disappeared, is there a way of displaying videos in the sidebar at all? YouTube or other videos. Many thanks in advance, Toby http://www.tobyelliott.com The blog I need help with is tobyelliott.com. July 17, 2012 at 3:33 pm #948861 justpiMember You can insert any YouTube video by pasting the Youtube shortcode in a text widget: [youtube=VIDEO URL HERE&w=NNN] Replace NNN with the width that’s right for your sidebar – see here: http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2010/01/11/sidebar-width/ You can also insert any video that provides a flash embed code, by turning that code into a gigya shortcode. See here: http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/gigya-shortcode-3-widgets/ http://wpbtips.wordpress.com/2010/07/22/gigya-shortcode-3-widgets/ July 17, 2012 at 3:46 pm #948869 tobyelliottukMember Thanks justpi – really useful! Toby July 17, 2012 at 3:52 pm #948875 justpiMember You’re welcome! July 21, 2012 at 5:59 pm #948997 drloraxMember Thank you both! Author Posts The topic ‘Videos in Sidebar’ is closed to new replies.