A Tool You Can’t Live Without When Adding Media To Your Website or App: Embedly

Today, websites need a dynamic set of tools to work effectively and efficiently so you can focus on your own mission to get ahead of the competition. One tool that can be helpful to any website or app is Embedly’s robust API, which will improve your site in seconds by adding rich embeds. With over 325+ providers, any piece of third-party content you’re embedding will easily make its way to your site in a sleek and seamless way, complete with analytics.

Embedly has a couple of different options when it comes to pricing and products. Cards are entirely free at any volume and are designed for the non-developer. To create an embed, you pop a URL into the card generator, copy the code, and paste it into your site. It’s as simple as that. The Embed API provides more programmatic control and comes with 5,000 URLs for free every month, but may provide a more seamless look for your site or app. If you are not embedding on your site, it is something you should consider doing, and if you are, this is the easiest way to get the job done.

In addition to being a powerhouse in adding third-party media to your site, the new Video API is a game-changer in engaging your users by enabling them to add their own media. It provides the ability for a platform to brand its own video player and allows customers or viewers to easily upload video content and embed it directly.

Here’s a short video on how the new Video API works:

Watch the Video API in action

Here’s a quick rundown on some of the features the Video API has:

Flexible: User-generated content or high-quality videos from the site itself can easily make their way online- from comments on an article, posts in cms, to your latest mobile app ideas. Everyone is creating a video, and you can make it a part of your sites and apps.

Lightweight: Quick to integrate, and if you need to- easy to export all of the videos. You’re in complete ownership.

Real-Time Analytics: Receive data on all your videos, including plays, watch time, active viewers.

Unlimited Bandwidth: Your videos can be watched time and time again, at no additional cost to you.

Devices: Integrates seamlessly on mobile and desktop.

The services Embedly offers are easy to use and quick to get started. Improve your site by adding more media and keeping viewers on your page longer.