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TED in bed


Curl up with your TEDdy bear and laptop and watch TED talks directly from your WordPress blog

Enable use of either TED talk URLs or [ted] short code.

Format for shortcode is [ted id=X height=Y width=Z]
* id [required] – Can be found by clicking the ‘Embed’ button on the TED talks page
* height [optional] – Desired height in pixels
* width [optional] – Desired width in pixels


  1. Unzip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place [ted] shortcode or talk URLs into posts


Does this work with TED playlists?

No, I’m afraid not.


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Contributors & Developers

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Change log


  • Initial release


  • Update for WordPress 3.8


  • Update for WordPress 3.9