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RESOLVED: Instructions for embedding a YouTube video into Blackboard

Update: Tuesday, 31st March 2020, 5:30pm

This issue has been resolved.

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First posted: Monday, 16th March 2020, 10am

There is currently a worldwide issue with embedding YouTube videos in Blackboard using the Mashups tool.

Until this issue is resolved by Blackboard, please use the following steps to embed a YouTube video into Blackboard:

  1. Copy the embed code from a video on the YouTube site
  2. Go to Blackboard and create an item
  3. Click the HTML button in the text editor and paste the embed code
  4. Click Submit.

Blackboard are working with YouTube to resolve the issue and we will post updates here.

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