Embedding videos in Step by Step Instructable.

Less than a month ago, I wrote my first instructable, and was able to embed a 10 sec. youtube video into my instructable. Since then, I have not been able to embed such videos because the embed button is no longer there.    The instructions for step-by-step tell you how to do it, but the embed button is not there.  Where did it go and when can I expect it back?  I think these little video's add something to my Instructable and I miss them.

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Kiteman6 years ago
You can work around the missing embed button by using the "Source" button (since you're a Pro member).

Type in the text you want, then copy the (old) embed code from YouTube.

Come back to your instructable, click the "Source" button, and paste the embed code in the location you want.

Click "Source" again, and things return to the usual editing view, but with the video box insterted.
Thanks for this - I was just wanting to post a video and was having a wee bit of panic because I couldn't figure it out. You saved me! Now everyone can watch a very boring video of me kneading. :P
I've got a non-pro member fix, at least it's worked so far.

Copy and paste the old embed code from youtube like above
click on full preview, click on the page that has the video, let the page load, then use your browsers back button. When the edit page loads, it has a red block where the video is. From then on you should be ok. Although you may have to repeat the process if you move edit more.

Chrome  ver. 15.0.874.121
What if I don't have a "Source" button either?
I believe the Source button is pro-only.

So it's not a non-pro member fix then.
Yes it's a non-pro member loophole work around. 
For the record, I became a pro member after my first post.
Ohh I see. You paste into the text field. My fault. Thanks.
GrassHopper's fix doesn't involve the source button, it exploits some loophole in the sequence of preview and back buttons.
craftknowitall (author)  Kiteman6 years ago
Wow, thank you, thank you!
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