3.8. Inserting a YouTube or Vimeo Video

You can embed YouTube and Vimeo videos directly within your web pages. To do so:

  1. Edit the page you wish to add a video to.

  2. Copy the website address (URL) of the YouTube or Vimeo video and paste it directly into the visual editor (no need to click the Insert link icon).

  3. Update the page and view it. The video should be embedded directly within the page.

Troubleshooting

  • Videos will not appear if they are placed within a table.

  • The link you paste into the Editor must be of form http://youtube.com... or http://vimeo.com... and not youtu.be or some other variant. If you have a shortened YouTube URL (e.g. http://youtu.be...), view the link. The URL should change at the top of your browser to the http://youtube.com version – this is the long version that you want to paste into the Editor.

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