How to insert Youtube-video?

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I like to create my own videos as course material, so I created a Youtube channel with hidden videos. If I want to insert a Youtube video in Canvas it let's me search for my own videos, but obviously doesn't search for hidden videos. And if I insert a video it does so with a 4:3 aspect ratio. I thought todays standard is full-HD.

Is there a way, without writing HTML, to insert a Youtube video by URL and in a normal aspect ratio (16:9)?

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@m_pattiruhu ...

Are you using the embed code from your YouTube video to add it to your content page in your Canvas course?

While you may be able to use this Guide:

How do I link to a YouTube video in the Rich Conte... - Instructure Community (

I prefer to take the harvested embed code directly from a YouTube video, and then paste that code into the RCE:

How do I embed media from an external source in th... - Instructure Community (

This should get you the 16:9 wide screen that you are looking for.

Hope this helps!

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