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How do I link to a YouTube video in a discussion reply as an instructor?

How do I link to a YouTube video in a discussion reply as an instructor?

You can add a YouTube video in a discussion reply by adding the URL of the video as a link to the response.

Note: Video playback defaults to the lowest resolution quality. Users can manage video playback options in the video settings menu.

Open Discussions

Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.

Open Discussion

Open Discussion

Click the discussion name.

Create Reply

Create Reply

Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field.

Embed URL

Embed URL

Embed a URL link in the discussion reply by clicking the Link icon.

Post Reply

Post Reply

Click the Post Reply button to post your discussion reply.

View Discussion Reply

View Discussion Reply

The embedded media can be viewed inside the discussion post [1] or by clicking Link [2] to view the media in a new window.

These comments are posted to the global Canvas Community,

NOT your Canvas course.

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