Landing Pages

Embed an external media file in the rich text editor

Last updated: April 13, 2020

Applies to:

Marketing Hub  Starter, Professional, Enterprise
CMS Hub  Professional, Enterprise
Legacy Marketing Hub Basic

You can add external media, such as a YouTube video, to a rich text module using the embed code or a file URL from a supported provider. Learn more about embedding different types of external content.

Embed an external media file

Please note: Professional or Enterprise users can enable the Vidyard integration to add videos to your content. Learn more about HubSpot Video powered by Vidyard.

  • Paste the media's file URL or embed code into the Embed Code dialog box.
    • The following types of file URLs are supported in blog posts, landing pages, and website pages:
      • Giphy
      • TwentyThree
      • Dailymotion
      • Wistia
      • Instagram
      • Vimeo
      • YouTube
    • The following media types are supported in knowledge base articles:
      • Instagram
      • Vimeo
      • Wistia
      • YouTube
  • Click Insert.

Please note: media added with a file URL from a different provider is not likely to render correctly on your page. To embed content from another provider, use the full embed code instead.

Embed a video file

  • In your HubSpot account, navigate to website pages, landing pages, blog, or knowledge base
  • Hover over the page, post, or article you want to add media to and click Edit
  • Click the rich text module where you're adding your media.
  • In the upper right section of the toolbar, click the Insert dropdown menu, then hover over Video.
  • Select to insert a HubSpot video or External video.
    • To insert a HubSpot video select a file from your file manager.
    • To insert an external video paste the video’s URL or embed code into the Embed Code dialog box. 

Edit an embedded media file

The easiest way to replace an embedded file is to delete the original, and repeat the steps above.

  • In the content editor, click the video or audio file, then click Remove.
  • Repeat the steps above to embed a new file URL.

Learn more about how to edit the styling of an embedded video.