Some of you may have noticed we’ve been experimenting with a new feature in comments here on WordPress.com, namely that you can now embed YouTube videos and PollDaddy polls directly in a comment.
Although shortcodes are great and we’ll continue to support and encourage them for comments the simplest possible interface seemed to be just a URL.
The URL is all you’ll need to include a YouTube video or
PollDaddy poll. To try it out copy and paste the permalink for a
video or a poll on PollDaddy Answers and put it on its own line
in a comment, like
http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1598108/ enter enter.
You’ll now have a poll embedded in the comment just like this:
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