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Sams Teach Yourself YouTube™ in 10 Minutes by Michael Miller

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Lesson 9. Linking to and Embedding YouTube Videos

In this lesson, you learn how to include links to videos and embed videos in your website and email messages.

Linking to a YouTube Video

Another way to share a YouTube video is to pass around a link to that video. You can include video links in your email messages, as well as on your own blog or web page. You can even link to YouTube videos from Facebook and MySpace.

YouTube makes it easy to link to its videos. Every video page has its own URL and includes a snippet of HTML code you can insert to create a link to the page.

To link to a specific YouTube video, follow these steps:

1. Go to the page for the video you want to link to.

2. A URL box (shown in Figure 9.1) is in the information box ...

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