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Posted on March 26, 2012
WordPress has a neat feature that allows you to easily embed content from video sharing sites such as YouTube by simply writing the URL of the video you want to embed in your post, like this:
When your post is displayed, this gets replaced with an iframe which contains the content you wanted to embed, like this:
This works great in a web browser, but isn't so good in your MailPress newsletter, because most email clients don't support iframes. Your readers end up with a newsletter with a blank space instead of the embedded video content. Andre has done some experiments to address this, but nothing has seen the light of day yet. The problem isn't really MailPress's fault, but it does make newsletters with postings containing embedded videos look pretty odd at present.
As a workaround, I suggest disabling the automatic embedding so that the email … Continue reading…