Adding Youtube videos by link with the Youtube Multimedia Filter plugin


Here’s a time saver for those of you using Youtube videos in your Moodle courses.  Did you know that a simple link like “” will embed the video automatically in Moodle if you have the Youtube Multimedia Filter enabled?  No more flipping to plain text or configuring the embed code: just paste and save!

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Here’s the info you need about it for your Moodle site (the feature must be enabled at the admin level):

To enable the feature as Admin on Moodle 1.9, go to Modules -> Filters -> Multimedia filters and check the box.  Below is a great video which highlights the process of using the feature.

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