Moodle Help & Support

You Tube

YouTube

You may incorporate YouTube videos into your Moodle site by adding an html side-block, creating a webpage, using a label area and embedding the video into the forum posting or glossary entry.

WARNING: You need to test the videos that you want to embed (the same stands true for providing links to all outside online resources). Missouri Valley College cannot be held responsible for non-working or malicious video files.

Add a video to a webpage in your Moodle site

  • Find the video on the YouTube server
  • Copy the code from the Embed area
  • Go to your Moodle site homepage and click the Turn Editing on button
  • Select Compose a web page from the Add a resource dropdown menu
  • Type a Name
  • Type a short Summary
  • In the Full text area, go to the html mode by clicking Toggle Html Source icon Toggle HTML
  • Copy/paste the string of code for your video
  • Click the Save changes button

Add a video to a forum posting

  • Find the video on the YouTube server
  • Copy the code from the Embed area
  • Go to a forum in your Moodle site
  • Click the Start a new discussion topic button or on the Reply link, depending on where you want your posting to appear
  • On the new screen, typea Subject for your posting
  • In the Message area, go to html mode by clicking the Toggle Html Source icon Toggle HTML
  • Copy/paste the string of code for your video
  • Click the Post to forum button