How to embed videos from YouTube

  1. Navigate to the page or site where the video will be embedded and then login to OUCampus using the link in the extreme lower left corner of the footer.

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  2. Click on the "main content" button.

    click edit main content button
  3. Place the cursor where you want the video to be inserted.

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  4. Click on the "Insert/Edit Embedded Media" button in the tool bar.

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  5. When the "Insert/Edit Embedded Media" dialog box appears, choose "Iframe" from the "Type" drop-down menu.

    choose iframe
  6. Click on the "Source" tab.

    choose source
  7. Open a new tab in your browser and go to the CCRI YouTube Channel, or the video of your choice.

  8. Click on the video you want to embed.

    choose video
  9. Follow these steps to get the code:
    1. Click Share
    2. Click Embed
    3. Copy the code

      Click share

      Click embed

      Copy code
  10. Go back to OmniUpdate and select the existing code in the "Source" tab. Paste the code that was copied from YouTube over the existing code.

    select code
  11. The code from the YouTube will now be visible under the source tab. Click the "Insert" button.

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  12. Click the "Save" button in the toolbar.

    click save
  13. When the page is complete and ready to go live, click either the "Publish" icon in the folder view or the large "publish now" button above the preview pane.

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  14. Use the link that appears at the bottom of the page to open the page in a new tab to check the video and make sure it's working.

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Last Updated: 1/22/18