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Turns out the YouTube video in question had Embedding disabled by request. Tested with other YouTube videos with a 'dash' and they work fine (if embedding is not disabled).


This may be due to a failed network request from the server to youtube. If the server cannot reach YouTube, the embed will show as "failed to embed" in the editor. You can fix the problem by allowing the server to make network requests to youtube. The WordPress Proxy documentation may be helpful, ...


If you're using Bootstrap you want to open it in a modal. If not Fancybox is something you want to Google for in combination with Wordpress. Feel free to ask more if this is too general for you!

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