A brand or demonstration video can be placed onto the Home page to introduce the site or to assist with guidelines and brand messaging.
^^ Our default video player utilises HTML5 <video> playback. It is W3C compliant and works across the following browsers by default:
Note that you only need to upload a MP4 video for most of the newer browsers. However, if your users generally work with older browsers, you also need to upload a OGG video file format.
As it is a video for explanation purposes only, and NOT a video asset for download from the Asset library, the video should be added to the “Guideline display visuals” folder of the Media section.
Contain the video in its own folder by creating a “Folder” in the Media section.
Hover over the Guideline display visuals page name (or any folder within) in the Media tree view, click on the options icon (•••) and click the Folder option in the Create menu.
Enter a name for the folder and click Save.
Then drag ‘n’ drop the video file into the new folder. Choose Video when prompted in the Choose media type slide out panel.
Note that you only need to upload a MP4 video^^ for most of the newer browsers. However, if your users generally work with older browsers, you also need to upload a OGG video file format.
The browser will display the first frame of the video as the preview image. However, if you want to display a different poster image when the video first appears on the page, then upload a JPG or PNG at the same size as the video, and mark it as an Image file type when uploading.
A video folder with videos and a poster image should look like this:
Go to the Content section and follow the steps below to embed your video into the home page.
To learn how to add a video to a standard content page, view the On-page video playback page.