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Moodle: Blank Page Instead of a (YouTube) Video


When I click on a link to a page in Moodle, where there should be embedded video from YouTube but I get a blank page instead of a video.


Google Security Update: An additional security measure was added in 2017, so if you haven't taught your course in a while, this is an easy fix! Don't worry, you don't need to know HTML, even though it seems like it from the directions. Just follow the steps:

When an embedded video in Moodle doesn't display, check the URL in the HTML code to make sure it begins with https instead of just http.

  1. Click on the <> HTML tool

2. You don't have to know HTML code, this is easy, just look for the URL and add that S-problem solved.

3. Here is a video overview if you would prefer to watch:

Make Video Show by Adding the S to the URL

This is an old issue which probably won't occur since we mostly use Echo360, however, it is the solution if you have old videos.