How to Embed Facebook Video in Blog / Site Without Installing Plugin

Its rightly said, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and what can be worth thousand pictures? A video.  We always try to ease our readers by embedding pictures and videos. YouTube is the largest community of videos but at times one my find an interesting video on Facebook. Like YouTube, Facebook does not provide its users with direct embedding code.

Now here’s a way you can embed the Facebook video in your blog.

  1. Copy the blow code in the writer of your blog in HTML editor where you want to embed the video.
    <object width="450" height="244" > <param name="allowfullscreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <param name="movie" value="http://www.facebook.com/v/xxx" /> <embed src="http://www.facebook.com/v/XXXXXXX" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="400" height="224"> </embed> </object>

  2. Now replace the highlighted XXXXX in the above code with the unique Facebook video ID which is present in the URL bar as shown in the screen shot below.

    fbvideo

  3. Now publish the post when you are done with every thing. Surely you can change the dimension of the video by fiddling with the above code.

Well now you know how to share the video you just found on Facebook with your readers.

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Ashish Mundhra from Siliguri (India) loves exploring the gamut of new developments in the technology field. Once versed with the knowledge, he loves sharing his experiences and experiments with the world.

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  1. Namrata says:

    ohh nice trick.. helpful for fast sharing videos..

  2. John Albert says:

    Really very informative post this is.

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