en WordPress.com Forums › Support youtube Author Posts February 13, 2014 at 3:26 am #1652200 bobbolMember Is this article supposed to work to get a youtube video into a widget? http://en.support.wordpress.com/videos/youtube/ the bare URL d/n work; at a minimum you need brackets around it, not just the bare URL from the browser as the article says; amazing that this area which must be common is not better documented in en.support The blog I need help with is bobbolstestblog.wordpress.com. February 14, 2014 at 12:20 am #1652334 timethiefMember Hi there, I tagged this thread for Staff to update the support doc. February 15, 2014 at 12:01 am #1652370 jackiedanaMember If you place a YouTube link on a line by itself, it should resolve to an embedded video without needing any HTML or special code. If that isn’t working properly for you, please let me know the exact link to a page or post where it’s not working, and I will take a look for you. Author Posts The topic ‘youtube’ is closed to new replies.