READ: Embedding a Video from YouTube or GoogleVideo

Embedding a Video

YouTube is a web site where people around the world can watch and share original videos. GoogleVideo is a similar site. To embed a video:

1. Grab the URL from the Youtube video: 

2. This URL goes straight to the YouTube page; if we just want to link to the video all we have to do is delete the "watch?v=" part of the URL, and add a "/v/" after ".com" so we end up with this:

3. To reference this URL using the EMBED element we do need to change the TYPE attribute as follows:

shockwave-flash" width="425" height="350" />

This renders out to look like this...