Embedding videos in a blog

To really emphasize your point of view, embed Flash video files or YouTube videos in your community blog.


  1. Click Edit to edit the blog entry, and then complete one of the following tasks:
    1. To embed a Flash video:
      1. Place the cursor at the location where you want to embed the video, and then click the Flash icon Insert Flash Movie icon on the toolbar of the rich text editor.
      2. Enter the URL for the Flash demo. Flash demos usually have a .swf file extension.
      3. Override the default display settings by entering values in pixels for the width and height, as well as how much vertical and horizontal space to display around the video.
      4. Click Preview to see how the video will display in the blog entry.
    1. To embed a YouTube video:
      1. From the video page on YouTube, click Share, and then click Embed.
      2. Copy the embed information for the video.
      3. Click the HTML Source tab in the blog entry and place the cursor at the location where you want to embed the video.
      4. Paste the code that you copied in step ii between opening and closing <p> tags. For example:
        <iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/QbEPPnZWJOw" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
  2. Save the blog entry, and then refresh it to ensure that the video displays.