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oEmbed is an open format designed to allow embedding content from a website into another page.

An oEmbed exchange occurs between a consumer and a provider. A consumer wishes to show an embedded representation of a third-party resource on their own website, such as a photo or an embedded video. A provider implements the oEmbed API to allow consumers to fetch that representation.

Version 1.0 debuted on March 21, 2008. Supporting the following content types: photo, video, link and rich.

oEmbed Providers[edit]

oEmbed Clients[edit]

The following software is able to embed sites that support oEmbed:

  • TYPO3 through the mediaoembed extension
  • WordPress[1]
  • Drupal through the url_embed module
  • Brightspot CMS
  • Wagtail CMS


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