If the mountain was smooth you wouldn’t…

“If the mountain was smooth, you wouldn’t be able to climb it” recounts Wintley Phipps in the video below about the history of Amazing Grace and a conversation he had with a wise woman – which you can hear about in this video –

But the real point about this post is how easy it is to embed your favorite videos into your posts by merely cutting and pasting a url …

For instance, even though you see the Youtube video above, CoolTea Conversations is leveraging the oEmbed Standard that makes it easy to add a video right in your post by just typing:

h t t p : / / w w w dot youtube.com/watch?v=HfGytXRpfho

Just removed the blank spaces in my example and voila – a full Youtube url to the Wintley Phipps video – and the video player and video are automatically embedded into your post!

Pretty cool, eh 🙂 … or is it amazing 😛 … ❓ …

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