How do I link to a YouTube video in a Discussion reply?

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

Open Discussions

Click the Forum link on the Course Navigation.

Open Discussion

Click the title of the discussion.

Write a Reply

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

Embed a URL

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

Paste the URL

Paste the URL in the text box and click the Insert Link button.

Note: You can also automatically insert a YouTube video by copying and pasting the link directly into the Rich Content Editor. However, it is better to create an accessible hyperlink by typing the YouTube video title in the Rich Content Editor, highlighting the title, and then inserting the YouTube link.

Post Response

Click the Post Reply button to post your 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.