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How to Embed a YouTube Video in the Forums

YouTube is a resource for both entertainment and education. The videos can contain helpful, controversial, and thought-provoking content. So, how do you post a YouTube video within the Forums tool of Courses/Sakai?


  1. Visit
  2. Find a video you want to share
  3. Click "Share" below the video
  4. Click "Embed"
  5. Copy the iFrame code

Forums tool of Courses 

  1. Log into with your APU ID and password
  2. Go to the course or project site you wish to put the video
  3. Click Forums in the left menu
  4. Click the desired topic
  5. Click "Start a New Conversation" or reply to an existing message
  6. Enter the message you want to say
  7. Click "Source"
  8. Place your cursor where you want the video to display
  9. Paste the code
  10. Click "Source" again (very important!)
  11. Click "Post"
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