Newbie Tip: How to Embed a YouTube Video

how to embed hyoutubePaying it forward is part of my whole deal and because of that, I’m including informational stuff on this site for writers and online entrepreneurs of all levels – including some of the very basic stuff that many people learned long ago.

The fact is that we were all just getting started one time, and we all have the opportunity to be newbies at one time or another.

With all of that being said, here are the basic instructions for embedding a YouTube video or playlist, according to the ‘Tube herself.

How to embed YouTube videos and playlists

Add YouTube videos and playlists to a website or blog by embedding it.

Here’s how to embed a video:

  1. Click the Share link under the video.
  2. Click the Embed link.
  3. Copy the code provided in the expanded box.
  4. Paste the code into your blog or website.

Here’s how to embed a playlist:

  1. Click Playlists on the left side of your YouTube page
  2. Click the playlist title you’d like to embed.
  3. Click the Share link.
  4. Click the Embed link.
  5. Copy the embed code that appears in the menu below.
  6. Paste the code into your website or blog.

(See more about this from Google right here.)

About Angela Atkinson
Angela Atkinson

Angela Atkinson is a journalist who also happens to be a Certified Life Coach. Along with her solution-focused life coaching experience, Atkinson's love of writing offers her the unique ability to share a new understanding of how life works for a whole new generation. Atkinson's publishing resume is vast and varied and includes several years' experience in online journalism, including hard reporting as well as functioning as an editor in various iterations over the years. In her life coaching practice, Atkinson's clients enjoy her personalized approach that allows and encourages them to become the best possible versions of themselves and to succeed in doing what they love most. As you can see when you visit the freebies page at, Atkinson's online daily magazine for women, she's all about paying it forward. Professional Affiliations Atkinson is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, including the St. Louis Pro Chapter and the national organization. She is also a a member of the Universal Coach Institute alumni, the St. Louis Writers Guild, the National Education Writers Association and the Freelancers Union. She studied journalism at Eastern Illinois University and earned her life coach certification through the Universal Coach Institute.

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