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WordPress 4.0 Site Blueprints - Second Edition by Rachel McCollin

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Chapter 5. Creating a Video Streaming Site

Sharing content, entertainment, and ideas via video rather than text is becoming more of a phenomenon. Vlogging (that is, video blogging) is fast becoming as popular as regular blogging, and can be big business; some of the most popular YouTubers (as YouTube broadcasters are known) make millions of dollars a year, have a fan base in the millions, and are being offered their own TV programs.

If you want to create and share videos, the most popular platform to use is YouTube, but you can also use WordPress in conjunction with YouTube to create your own video steaming site. A lot of successful YouTubers have started creating their own site to stream their videos, connect with their fans, and even sell merchandise, ...

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