Embed a YouTube video in a text box

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

Click Share.

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This displays the YouTube sharing panel.

Click Embed.

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This displays the YouTube video embed code.

Copy the embed code.

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Copy the YouTube embed code to your computer's clipboard (CTRL-C for PC or COMMAND-C for MAC).

Tip: Remove the check mark next to "Show suggested videos when the video finishes"

In the text box, click Source.

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This displays the HTML code for the text box.

Position the cursor.

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

Click Source again.

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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.

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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help