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Embedding a YouTube Video

You can include ("embed") a YouTube video in a Plone page as part of your content.

On YouTube

  • Go to the YouTube video page
  • Click the "Share" link below the video. This will expand to show additional options.
  • Click the "Embed" link in this new set of buttons.
  • Uncheck the "Show suggested videos when the video finishes" checkbox
  • Copy the HTML code in the text area (<iframe ...)

In Plone

  • Edit (or create) the Page/News Item/etc. that will contain the video
  • Click the "HTML" button in the toolbar
  • In the popup, find the spot in the HTML code where the video should be embedded
  • Paste the YouTube embed code
  • Click the "Update" button to save and close the popup and update the rich text editor.
  • Save the page