How to embed a Youtube video into Mailchimp


Have you ever wanted to embed a video into your Mailchimp email newsletters?  I have needed this feature a few times.  It’s possible and somewhat easy, but still not perfect.

Remember, when people click to play the video they will be redirected to watch the video on Youtube. This tutorial will show you how to make Mailchimp do the work for you.  When you embed a bit of code into your message, Mailchimp will go get the thumbnail and place a player button over it.

How To Embed Videos Into Mailchimp:

Basic Format to Embed Videos into Mailchimp:

*|SERVICE:[$vid=XXXX]|*

To get more help with advanced code settings, see Mailchimp’s answer.

How to Embed a Youtube video in Mailchimp


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