Embedding a Youtube Video

The following procedure demonstrates how to embed a Youtube into a Drupal web page.  Review the CIT Video Publications Guide for more detailed recommendations and instructions on video creation, hosting, and embedding options.

    1. First locate your video on youtube.  For this tutorial we will use this Geneseo video as an example.

step 1 - Example video

    1. Click on the 'Share' button below the video and then click on 'Embed'.

Step 2 - click Share & then click Embed


    1. Copy the code that is provided.

Step 3 copy code

    1. Create a new page for your site where you would like the video to be placed.  If you need help creating a page, there is also a tutorial for that.  While in edit mode of that new page, click on 'Disable rich-text' in the bottom left corner of the input box.

Step 4 create new page and disable rich-text

    1. Then you can paste the code you copied into this text area so that it looks something like this:

Step 5 - Finished product


  1. Then just click the 'Save' button at the bottom of the page to finish and save your page.