How to make embedded YouTube video in Joomla

In this tutorial we will show how to make embedded YouTube video in Joomla. By default, Joomla does not allow certain types of codes to be added into articles. To be able to put iframe tag to your article, you need to remove iframe from Prohibited Elements.

YouTube video in Joomla

  1. Log into your Joomla admin panel
  2. Navigate to Extensions -> plugins
  3. Find TinyCME Editor plugin
  4. Click on it
  5. Remove the world “iframe” from Prohibited Elements field and Save.
  6. Go to and search your video
  7. Click on Share -> Embeded button
  8. Copy iframe code
  9. Go to Content -> Articles -> Your article ( or create new one)
  10. Click Toggle editor button at the bottom
  11. Paste the Youtube Video embed code
  12. Save and close
  13. Go to Your Joomla site -> Created article and enjoy the YouTube video

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