Videos can be placed onto content pages to assist with guidelines and brand messaging.
^^ Our default ‘on-page’ video player utilises HTML5 <video> playback. It is W3C compatible 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.
First upload your video to the Media section. 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 “Guidelines display visuals” folder of the Media section.
Contain the video in its own folder by creating a “Folder” in the Media section:
Then drag ‘n’ drop the video to the new folder.
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.
This is optional, as the browser will display the first frame of the video as the preview image. However, if you want to display a different image, or section of the video, then upload a JPG or PNG at the same size as the video/s.
Place your cursor at the desired content insertion point, then select the Insert Macro button in the tool palette:
Select Video, and click OK:
Next, select the Media Folder which contains the Video/s and Poster Image (optional):
The following options are available:
Once you’ve linked to the Media Folder and made your selections, click on OK and Save and Publish the page to view your video.
To learn how to add a video to a Home page, view the Home page video page.