Embedding audio or video in WordPress

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You can’t directly upload audio or video files to your WordPress site (unless you’re spending $$$ on your site that is).

But never fear – there *is* a way for you to add your radio show, vox pop and audio feature to your site for free.

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Embedding Getty Images in your WordPress

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It’s no secret that I love Beyonce.

But how can I legally use photos of her in my site?

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Finding CC-licenced images

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Copyright! Photo: Horia Varlan/CC/Flickr

At #teamTAFE you’ll hear this over and over again: copyright matters! There are laws in place [pdf] to ensure we don’t just use whatever content we find online. Admittedly those laws are complex because they can vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Many countries use their own copyright laws to determine whether or not a violation has occurred. You can read more about international copyright law here.

You should just assume you cannot steal borrow the wonderful stuff you find online.

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