Inserting YouTube videos

Umbraco has a very simple way to place YouTube video in a page

Finding the embed link on YouTube

First find your video - it doesn't matter whether it's in the YouTube site or embedded elsewhere as long as you can see the share arrow when you hover over the video.

youtube video

The link you need is shown when you click "Share" - you can right-click it and copy the link

youtube share link

Embedding the YouTube video in Umbraco

  1. Go to (or create) a blank line where you need to embed the video
  2. Hit the "Embed" button [embed button]
  3. In the sidebar paste the YouTube share link in the Url field
    embed url
  4. Hit "Retreive" and Umbraco will check to see whether it can embed the video
  5. The sidebar will preview the player for your video
    (It is possible to change the size but there are some issues with the script at the moment which may cause a blank player)
    retrieved video player preview
  6. Submit and your video will appear in a player on the page

    If it really needs to be larger - contact and we will tweak it for you

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