I transfered my wordpress blog from .com to a self host but it is full with embeds from youtube and flickr, written like thus:


and so how do I go about converting those wordpress.com embeds to normal embeds?

Thank you


Search RegEx is a good plugin to be able to search and replace with Grep through all posts and pages. With that, you can change your shortcodes to the default Embeds « WordPress Codex that self-hosted Wordpress uses, which in its simplest form is just the URL.

Or use WordPress › Viper's Video Quicktags « WordPress Plugins and search/replace to convert to that form of shortcode.

And https://wordpress.stackexchange.com/ is a better place for Wordpress questions.


For youTube, you should go back to the video on YouTube.com and grab the embed code.

What other objects do you need to embed?


Use the JetPack plug-in, it provides most of the embedded shortcodes that you normally use in WordPress.com

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