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How do I embed a YouTube video in a text box?

Updated Dec 16, 2020

Locate the Youtube video you would like to embed in a text box.

Select Share.

Select Share

Beneath the video, select Share.

Select Embed.

Select Embed

Select Embed. This displays the YouTube video embed code.

Select Copy.

Select Copy

Select Copy or use a keyboard shortcut (CTRL + C for PC or COMMAND + C for Mac) to copy the YouTube embed code to your computer's clipboard.

Select Source.

In the text box, select Source

Select Source from the Rich Text Editor toolbar. This displays the HTML code for the text box.

Position the cursor and paste the embed code.

Position your cursor and past the embed code

Position your cursor where you would like the video embedded, then paste the YouTube embed code (CTRL-V for PC or COMMAND-V for MAC). The embed code from the video is highlighted for emphasis.

Select Source.

Select Source

This returns the text box display to normal editing mode. The embedded YouTube video will display as a box marked "iframe." When the item using the text box is posted or saved, it displays the embedded YouTube video.

Select Save.

Select Save

Select Save to save changes.

Video displays.

Video displays

The video is embedded in the text box.

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