How do I link to a YouTube video in the Rich Content Editor as a student?
If your course has enabled the YouTube LTI, you can also search and select YouTube Videos using the LTI Tool. You can also share a YouTube video in the Rich Content Editor by embedding the video or inserting a link.
Open Rich Content Editor
Open the Rich Content Editor when using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.
Note: The Rich Content Editor supports keyboard shortcuts. To view the Keyboard Shortcuts menu, click the Keyboard icon or press ALT+F8 (PC keyboard) or ALT+FN+F8 (Mac keyboard).
You can view a list of external tools from the menubar. Click the Tools link . Navigate to the Apps option , then select the View All option .
Alternatively, you can view your apps from the toolbar. In the toolbar, click the App icon .
Note: To view the App icon, you may have to click the Options icon .
Click the YouTube link .
You can also filter menu options using the Search field .
Note: If the Google link does not display, the LTI may not be enabled in your course. You can still include your file by creating a hyperlink or publishing your Google content to the web and pasting the embed code in the HTML editor.
Enter a search term in the Search field . Then press Return (Mac) or Enter (PC) on your keyboard.
To view more information about a search option, click the video name .
To embed the video in the Rich Content Editor, click the Embed button .
To manage the video embed options, click the Embed drop-down menu . You can select to embed a video hyperlink , or you can select to embed a small, medium, or large version of the video in the Rich Content Editor .
View Embedded Video
View the embedded video in the Rich Content Editor.
Click the Save button to save any changes made in the Rich Content Editor.
Note: When using the Rich Content Editor in Discussions, the Save button may appear as the Post Reply button.
To view the embedded video, click the Play icon .
To view the linked video in a new browser tab, click the video link . To expand the linked video to view in Canvas, click the Play icon .