How to add video to your Mailchimp newsletter
** Updated 27 Feb, 2015 **
Want to add a YouTube video to your Mailchimp email newsletter?
Email clients don’t actually allow you to embed video in your newsletters, but Mailchimp have a super easy work-around with their brand new Video content block …
Simply drag it into your email template and add your video URL and add a caption. If your video is hosted on YouTube or Vimeo, MailChimp will automatically generate a screenshot for you. If you don’t like it – or if your video is hosted elsewhere – then you can upload your own image instead. Don’t forget to add some alt text so your email will still make sense if the image doesn’t show!
In the Settings tab you can easily set the alignment of the video, and even change the position of the caption.
And here is the finished product: