en WordPress.com Forums › Support how to embed youtube video Author Posts September 19, 2011 at 4:20 pm #710051 butterfly30llcMember following instructions from youtube site does not work. is there a workaround…i’d love to stay on wordpress but i need to be able to embed videos. thanks The blog I need help with is bfly30.wordpress.com. September 19, 2011 at 4:26 pm #710176 timethiefMember The instructions work well for me. Did you use these instructions? Or did you use the youtube shortcode? Which browser and version of it are you using? Have your tried clearing your browser cache and cookies? Any outdated browser can be upgraded here. Do you have third party cookies enabled? Do you have another browser you can try? You can use this link to see if your Flash is up to date. http://www.adobe.com/software/flash/about/ If it’s not up to date then this is where to download and install the latest version of Flash. http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/ September 19, 2011 at 5:36 pm #710199 cstuarthardwickMember The trick is, use the full URL from the top of the browser in YouTube, then in your post, click “Insert” and mouse over till you see the video button. A dialog will pop up for video insertion and yo can paste the URL in there. September 19, 2011 at 5:39 pm #710204 timethiefMember I use the youtube shortcode and have no difficulties at all posting youtube videos. Author Posts The topic ‘how to embed youtube video’ is closed to new replies.