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How to embed a YouTube video to your email template
How to embed a YouTube video to your email template
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Written by Isaac Foster
Updated over a week ago

To do this, we require that you first upload the video(s) that you are wanting to add to your YouTube account.

Step 1: Take a screenshot of your video

Locate the video you wish to add on YouTube and click the share button

A window will pop up asking how you would like to share the video, click the 'Embed' option. Now you will have to take a screenshot of the preview video

Next go to in the dashboard and upload the screenshot you just took.

Step 2: Add the video to an email

Start by copying the img url that was just uploaded in the previous step and save it in a notepad or text document for later.

Next you will have to add the video to the email template. To do so, log into your StreetText dashboard and click the email tab. 

Hover over an email template and click 'edit' OR create a new email that you would like to add the video too.

You will now have to open up the source code editor. To do so click the last button in the toolbar provided

Now copy the line of HTML below and paste it where you want the video to show in your email. Replace the two bolded sections with the information from step one.

<a href="REPLACE_WITH_YOUTUBE_VIDEO_URL"><img target="_blank" src="REPLACE_WITH_IMG_UPLOADED_IN_STEP_1"></a>

Once complete this should look something like

Make sure to hit 'Save Email' at the bottom of the page.

And thats it! If you run into any problems or have any other questions, reach out to [email protected]

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