Supported video hosting platforms for Video SEO plugin

Last update: 23 July, 2016

The following video hosting platforms have been proven to be possible to optimize with the Yoast SEO Video SEO module. This means that if you host your video’s on any of these sites and use the video seo module, your site should start showing video snippets in the search results:

Video Host Embed method
Dailymotion oEmbed
Flickr oEmbed
Metacafe Shortcode
Screenr oEmbed, shortcode
Veoh Shortcode
Viddler oEmbed, shortcode
VideoPress (incl. oEmbed, shortcode
Vimeo * oEmbed, shortcode, object embed, iframe embed
Vippy Shortcode
Vzaar Shortcode, object embed, iframe embed
Wistia ** oEmbed
YouTube *** oEmbed, shortcode, object embed, iframe embed

*Some Vimeo videos may not be detected due to privacy settings.
**oEmbed support for Wistia is added by this plugin too, as it’s not in WordPress core.
***Youtube currently works, but the way it works might be shut down by Google at some point.

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