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Many video sources and some Library Databases will offer the options of an embed code. This document shows you how to use the embed code in your course Content on myCourses.

Please note support is not guaranteed, there may be sources or embed codes that are not compatible with myCourses or its security.

Creating a Content item using an Embed Code

Web Video Method - Links & Embed Codes

  1. In your course go to Content and then to the Module you wish to add the item to.

  2. Click Upload / Create and select Web Video or Audio.



  3. Paste the provided link or embed code into the area with the prompt of Enter URL or Embed Code, then click Preview.

  4. If the item is recognized and displays properly, click the Save button.

Insert Stuff Method - Embed Codes

If the Web Video method doesn't work for your embed code, the Insert Stuff method may work instead.

  1. In your course go to Content and then to the Module you wish to add the item to.

  2. Click Upload / Create and select Create File.



  3. Enter a Title for the item.

  4. Click in to the large editor box to place your blinking cursor.

  5. In the toolbar of the editor, click the Insert Stuff button.


  6. In the list of options select Enter Embed Code. You have have to scroll down the list to see this.


  7. Paste the provided embed code into the text area and click Next.

  8. If the item is recognized click the Insert button. You may continue to edit the content item and click Save when completed.
    If it is not recognized, click Cancel here and then Cancel again on the content item to exit.




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