How to Add Online Video to a Document in Word 2013

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A picture may be worth a thousand words, but sometimes a still image just doesn’t cut it. If you’ve wanted to add movies to your Word documents, you’re in luck — Microsoft Word 2013 now lets you embed online videos in your documents with a minimum of hassle. Just follow these steps to start adding videos to your documents.

1. Click “Insert” at the top of the screen.

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2. Click “Online Video” on the Ribbon.

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3. Click “YouTube” at the bottom of the popup window to add YouTube as a source. Other sources may also appear there.

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4. Search for a video using the search bar.

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5. Click “Insert” once you’ve selected a video from the search results.

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6. Click the “Layout Options” Button at the top right corner of the embedded video to modify the video’s placement within the text.

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