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SharePoint Online - How to Allow Embedding External Domains

This article contains information on how to add an external domain to the approved domain list in SharePoint.

When you try to embed content from other websites in SharePoint Online, you may receive the following error message: “Embedding content from this website isn’t allowed, but your admin can change this setting. They will need to add ‘[URL domain address]‘ to the list of sites that are allowed.” 

The following error message occurs when the domain does not appear on the “approved domain list” in SharePoint:

Image of SharePoint Approved Domain Error

How to add a Domain to the Approved Domain List 

  1. In SharePoint, click on the settings Gear icon > Site Information.

    Image of SharePoint Settings > Site Information
  2. On the next screen, click View all site settings.

    Image of SharePoint > View All Settings
  3. On the Site Settings page, under Site Collection Administration, click on HTML Field Security.
    On the next screen, you will see a list of approved domains that are already part of the “approved domains” list.

    Image of SharePoint HTML Field >Allow iframes from the domain field
  4. Add the domain you want to embed.
  5. click Add > OK.

    Image of SharePoint Add Domain field



Keywords:sharepoint online embed video domain   Doc ID:119102
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2022-06-16 15:29 CDTUpdated:2022-06-16 16:14 CDT
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