Supported video hosting platforms for Video SEO plugin

As of Yoast SEO 20.0, the settings interface inside our plugins has received a major overhaul. Please update to the latest version of Yoast SEO if your plugin does not look like the screenshots you encounter in our Help center.

The following video hosting platforms have been proven to be possible to optimize with the Yoast Video SEO plugin. 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.

Do you have a different question regarding the Video SEO plugin? Check our Video SEO FAQ.

Video HostEmbed method
ScreenroEmbed, shortcode
ViddleroEmbed, shortcode
VideoPress (incl., shortcode
Vimeo *oEmbed, shortcode, object embed, iframe embed
VzaarShortcode, 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.

What platform does Yoast recommend to use?

We recommend Wistia, Vimeo, Blip or Dailymotion. This guide explains more about why: Would you recommend using YouTube for Video SEO purposes?

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