Inserting videos into body content

It is possible to embed media into the body text of a web page by clicking the Embed button in rich text toolbar.

"Insert embed" modal dialog, with a single URL field and an Insert button under

  • Copy and paste the web address for the media into the URL field and click Insert.

Close-up of a rich text block, with a text paragraph, and then a thumbnail with a video "Play" symbol in the top right

  • A placeholder of the media will be inserted into the text area.

The embed button can be used to import media from a number of supported providers, you can see the full list of supported providers in Wagtail’s source code.