I am trying to embed a Ted talk video using the shortcode:
But it's not working. It shows the text instead of the video. Is there any configuration I need to check to make it work?
Unfortunately, this is going to be a problem for you.
The only embeds that WordPress.org's software supports by default are listed in the Codex:
There is a plugin available for embedding Ted talks, though. TEDTalks Embedder. But it only lists compatibility through WP 3.2.1, so it may not work with the current version (it may, but I can't guarantee it).
Alternative Actual Embeds
Here's an alternative if you don't want to use a plugin. Add the following to your theme's
Now, you can embed TEDTalks two ways:
The Jetpack plugin will allow you to use the
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