Unable to create YouTube Content Block

 

Summary

 

We are aware of difficulties creating YouTube Content Blocks within PowerSchool Learning and Unified Classroom Class Pages. When Teachers attempt to create a YouTube Content Block the URL of External Content will result in an Error! 

 

 

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The Error states: There was a problem with the URL you provided. Please ensure you have the correct address and the content you are linking to is publicly accessible.

Note: Make sure the YouTube video allows embedding on external sites.

 

Reproduction Steps

 

Log into PowerSchool Learning/Unified Classroom Class Pages 

  1. Select a Class Page
  2. Navigate to the + Add Content Block
  3. Select YouTube.
  4. Enter URL of External Content
  5.  Notice Error Message

Expected Results

YouTube URL is successfully added and embedded within your Class Page

 

Actual Results

The URL is not accepted and the Content Block is not successfully created. 

 

Workaround

 

The current workaround for this issue is to use an Embed the Web Content Block. To create an Embed the Web Content Block please follow the steps listed below! 

 

Log into PowerSchool Learning/Unified Classroom Class Pages 

  1. Select a Class Page
  2. Navigate to the + Add Content Block
  3. Select Embed the Web

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  1. Go to the desired YouTube video and select the "Share" button.
  2. Select the Embed Option on YouTube

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  1. Copy/Paste Embed code into PowerSchool Learning 

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New Release has updated the Youtube button to display the following:

 

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Notes

 

For more information about Embed the Web Content Blocks please click here