Add a YouTube video to a page

Modified on Tue, 17 Jan 2023 at 04:49 PM

Add a YouTube video to a page (written instructions)

Go to the YouTube video that you would like to add to your website. Click the Share button below the video.

The Share button below a YouTube video on youtube.com

In the Share box that appears, click the Copy button to copy the short share link for the video.

Ensure that you are logged into your website. The black admin toolbar should be visible at the top of the screen.The Home page of a GPsurgery.net website, with the admin toolbar visible at the top of the screen.

Go to the page to which you would like to add the YouTube video, and click Edit Page in the admin toolbar.

Edit Page link in the admin toolbar.

In the page editor, click in the main text box. Ensure that your cursor is where you would like the YouTube video to be on the page.

The Page editor

Paste the youtube link into the page. 

The main text box, with the YouTube link pasted in.

In a few seconds, the link will be replaced by the embedded YouTube video. When this has happened, click the Update button in the Publish box to save the video to the page.

The Page editor, with the YouTube video visible in the editor and the Update button highlighted.

The YouTube video will now be embedded into your page.

A page on a GPsurgery.net website, with an embedded YouTube video.

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