Embed YouTube Videos in Moodle

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1.) In your course, click 'Add an activity or resource'

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  • Editing must be turned on in your course in order to see the "Add an activity or resource" button.

2.) Select 'Page' and click 'Add'

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  • Videos can be placed in Moodle nearly anywhere you have a text box. This example shows how to give a YouTube video its own page in your Moodle course.

3.) Enter a name for your video (1) and a description (2)

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4.) Copy the URL of the video from YouTube

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5.) In the 'Content' section, paste the URL of the YouTube video

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6.) Make the URL a link by highlighting the URL and clicking on the link icon

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7.) Paste the URL into the Link URL section (1) and add a Title (2); click Insert (3)

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8.) Click 'Save and display'

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9.) The YouTube video will now appear in your Moodle course

An example of an embedded YouTube video.


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