YouTube embed

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    I thought that I could do a YouTube embed within a blog. A brief forum search seems to confirm that. Yet when I paste the embed code into the HTML of my new post, it doesn’t appear.
    What am I doing wrong?

    The code:

    <object width=”640″ height=”385″><param name=”movie” value=””></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed src=”; type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” width=”640″ height=”385″></embed></object>

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    There are at least three different ways to embed a YouTube video on a blog, but there’s only one that ALWAYS works. That is the shortcode:


    In this case, I believe that would be


    When staff are tinkering with the software, as they are recently, other methods can be temporarily broken. Here are the instructions for YouTubes:

    Original poster

    Thanks. I found your response about that from 2006 later, but it didn’t show up on my first search in the forums.

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