What is oEmbed?
OEmbed is a specification that provides an easy way to embed into a website digital media or HTML snippets which are hosted on a different website. This post presents an AEM WCM component makes it easy to include into a web page images or videos that are hosted on public websites such as YouTube for videos, or Flickr for images.
In order to use the oEmbed component, you just need to drag-and-drop the component from the WCM sidekick onto the page.
To install the component:
- Grab a copy of the source by either cloning the Git repository or downloading the zip file.
- Build and install the component into your CQ5 instance using Apache Maven: mvn –P installPackage install
- Enable the component for your page in design view.
Watch this video for a tutorial on usage.