How do I embed an Youtube video into a post here?

Posted by (twitter: @caranha)
September 1st, 2013 1:07 am

I know that it is possible, because I have seen other posts with embedded videos. But whenever I copy the embed text from youtube into the edit post window, the text disappears when I save draft or try to preview.

I have gone as far as trying to copy the html code directly from a post with a video in it, but the end result was the same.

Can anyone help me?


EDIT: Thank you all for the help, it seems that I only need to copy the video link in text form to get the embed automagically. Personally, I think this is a bad solution – what if I DO want just the text link out there? Anyway. Now I know.

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4 Responses to “How do I embed an Youtube video into a post here?”

  1. Andrew says:

    You just paste the link to the video. It does the embedding itself.

  2. bytegrove says:

    Make sure there are no html tags around the link as well. That always seems to mess it up for me.

  3. Suese says:

    It’s a bit weird I know, just paste the link in text format. It will come out embedded.

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