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Video not working
<video src="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SZjyk4fak2s" controls /> This is my video tag. But when I preview the video does not come up! Please help and explain why it is not working
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there! As I understand it, YouTube does not support the playback of videos in this manner. To show the video you need to create an IFrame and have it play back the video with the code gotten from the video on YouTube. To do this, right-click the video in question and then copy the "embed code".
This should work for you:
<iframe width="600" height="400" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/SZjyk4fak2s" frameborder="0" allow="autoplay; encrypted-media" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Hope this helps!