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How do I add a YouTube video to my Canvas course?

There are several ways to add a YouTube video to your Canvas course. You can add a link in a page, add a link as a module item, or embed the video directly in a page.

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a YouTube video to your Canvas course in each of these three ways.

In YouTube, locate the video you wish to add to your course and click the 'Share' button above the video description. This will display the sharing menu.

The link will be automatically highlighted.

For Windows users: right-click the link and select copy or use keyboard shortcut <ctrl>+c

For Mac users: right-click (<ctrl>-click) the link and select copy or use keyboard shortcut <cmd>+c