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Site URL: http://www.scottsimmons.tv/work/music-videos

I have created a site with a lot of YouTube embeds for my work. It's been published but once visiting the site both on desktop and mobile most all of the videos won't play (the Vimeo embeds seem to work better).

The YouTube embeds will be either just white, turn to white when hitting play or they will just spin with the loading circle going around and around. 

On a mobile browser, multiple ones, they all turn white when hitting play so can't do anything there. On desktop I can hit the play button again as it's spinning and it'll play. 

This is a on a fast, one gig internet connection. I've tried to copy/paste new YouTube URLs, still the same thing. 

This is literally the only reason I went with SquareSpace was I thought it could handle YouTube embed.  😭

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Squarespace should handle YouTube videos well, but I see that isn't the case here. I have a couple of questions about how you embedded these:

Did you use a Video Block, Embed Block or a Code Block?

Did you use the youtu.be url or an embed code?


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