Okay, ignore the video file part! (Especially because that’s too hard.) So find a YouTube video you like. Pause the video (I’m working from my phone — hopefully the iPad version is similar) and tap the little arrow at the top.

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You should see something like Copy Link.

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Tap that, go to Medium, tap where you want the video to appear, then tap & hold and select Paste.

The address (URL) of the video appears, but no video.

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But when you tap Return to start a new line, BOOM! Medium fills it and you have your link into YouTube:

Hope that helps?

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