Connecting YouTube to Preneur Academy

Last Updated:
June 10, 2021

You can connect two kinds of video feeds from YouTube to Preneur Academy:

  • Uploaded video (pre-recorded)
  • Live broadcast video (live or scheduled)

Connect a Live YouTube Video

Connect an ongoing live event or scheduled to an Preneur Academy event.


Step 1: Log into your YouTube account.

Step 2: Click the +Video icon and select Go Live


Step 3: Select Stream, Webcam, or Manage - depending on your set up.


Step 4: Once you have your live stream set up, you will click the share icon on the top of the right corner.

Step 5: Click Copy


Step 6: Open the Preneur Academy application.

Step 7: Create an event as described here

Step 8: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Youtube to the URL field.

Step 9: To start the event on Preneur, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Youtube and Go Live on the upper panel of the event.

Connect an Existing Video (Uploaded)

You can connect an existing video on YouTube to an Preneur Academy event. 


Step 1: Find the video on YouTube.

Step 2: Click the SHARE link on the bottom-right corner of the video.

The SHARE link.

 

Step 3: In the Share a link dialog, click the COPY link to the right of the video URL.

The COPY link.

 

Step 4: Create an event as described here

Step 5: On the Stream step, paste the URL copied from Youtube to the URL field.

Step 6: To start the event on Preneur, all you need to do is to click Go Live on Youtube and Go Live on the upper panel of the event. 

Troubleshooting YouTube issues

If you experience problems viewing your video, the following steps may help:

Delete your browser data.

It is possible that the problem is not the link, but simply your browser. Check whether the video is also displayed incorrectly in another browser. If you only see the problem in one browser, try clearing the cache and cookies.

Insert the link including “https://.”

If you insert your link without the "https://" part, you may receive the error message", The file or directory could not be found.” Make sure to use the full link when embedding.

Allow embedding of your video.

If you receive an error message that says "embedding disabled on request" when embedding your YouTube video in Preneur Academy, you may have accidentally disabled embedding on YouTube.

To allow embedding, follow these steps from your YouTube account.

Step 1: Go to "Video Manager."

Step 2: Select the appropriate video and click "Edit."

Step 3: Under the video, click "Advanced Settings."

Step 4: Under "Distribution Options," click the check mark in the "Allow Embedding" box.

Step 5: Save the changes.

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