Monday, May 23rd, 2022

May 2011-Embed YouTube Videos into Posts

Embedding Youtube videos into your posts is simple but requires that you strip our any hidden link coding from the URL of your YouTube video so please carefully follow the instructions below.

Remember that typical blog columns are 620 pixes wide so keep your videos less then 620 pixels.

Copy the URL of your YouTube video from the adress bar of your browser while the video is playing. Paste the url into a notepad program to strip our any hidden html codes.

Create the post as usual.  Copy and paste the URL code from the notepad into the post at the place where you want the video displayed.

When you view the pasted URL in the WYSIWYG editor it should NOT look like a typical blue underlined link, it should look like normal text.

Then save and preview your post.  The video should be visible in a player box with a play button.

If you need help inserting images into posts watch this video

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