Use a youtube video

Magellan user guide

To ensure the video image is responsive to the screen size and still plays when reduced down to a mobile size, you have to format the link in a particular way.

  • To use a youtube video:

  1. Right click on the youtube video that you want to place in your topic and select Copy embed code.

    Embed youtube code

  2. Paste it into Notepad.

    The code will look something like this:

    <iframe width="424" height="238" src="" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen></iframe>

  3. Select and copy just the scr text between the quotes ("):

    Note: The URL must include the the /embed/ item.

  4. Paste the link into the file object > Web tab > Source URL window, replacing the default URL.

    Embed a youtube video

  5. Select the Media Options tab at the bottom and choose how the video will play.

  6. Click Apply.

  7. The selections are added to the URL, for example:

    Link to youtube video with controls

  8. Click OK.