Embedding a Video

Many users would like to embed a video on their webpage as it offers a more interactive experience for their users. Videos are also a great way to easily share information that may otherwise be a lengthy read. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of adding a YouTube video to your webpage in the CMS.

Step 1

If you haven’t already, upload your video to YouTube and get the URL. It will look like “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXeEqwWp-Tw.

Step 2

Once you have your video URL, create a new item called a “Video”.

Once you’ve selected “Video”, the window will pop-up providing options to fill it out. When the window pops-up, fill out the fields appropriately. The description shows up below the video and is completely optional. Make sure to select the correct “Video Type” option, the default is “File”. If you want to embed a YouTube video, select “YouTube”. Paste the URL to the video in the “Video URL” box. For the video dimensions, enter the dimensions based off where this video is being used.

For the Main body area use: 480 (width) and 390 as the height. Left/Right column: 365 x 274. Right sidebar: 233 x 175.

Step 3

Slot the video onto the page or highlight that you would like to have this video show up on. The video will slot just like a highlight, minus the available templates. There is only one template for the video.

When the video is on the page: