How To Embed a YouTube Video

YouTube is the most popular video hosting website in the world, so it is no surprise that you’d want to embed a YouTube video. Whether it is a video that you uploaded to your own, or a video uploaded to another channel, you can follow the steps below to embed a YouTube video on your website.

Step 1: Click the ‘Share’ button at the bottom of the video you would like to embed.
Step 2: Click ‘Embed’ in the pop up. This should be the first option.
Step 3: Click ‘Copy’ on the bottom right of the new pop up. The embed code will look something like below.
Step 4: Paste the code on the page that you want the video to appear.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  • Germaine Muller
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  • Germaine is the Co-Founder and Director of Futuretheory. He enjoys delving into and writing about digital, marketing and design.
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