Using Video

To include a video in your Pages website, you must first decide where to store the video files. Your options are:

YouTube Option 1: Creating a Streaming Media Page

  1. Upload your video to YouTube and make sure it is set to "public"
  2. Copy the URL (web address) for your YouTube video
  3. Go to your Pages site and click Add Content
  4. Choose Streaming Media
  5. Give it a title
  6. Paste in the URL to the You Tube video into the field with the words "your video name here"
  7. Save

YouTube Option 2: Embedding a YouTube video

(an alterenative to the method listed above)

  1. On the YouTube page, click the "Share" button just below the video player.
  2. Click the "Embed" button.
  3. Copy the code that appears in the box.
  4. In Pages, click "Add Content" and choose "Basic Page."
  5. Give your page a title
  6. Click the "Source" tool in the toolbar.
  7. Paste in the code copied from YouTube.
  8. Add the page to a menu (optional) and Save

Streaming Video from Box 

See a brief video demo of this method

Important: The permissions on the box folder must be set to share with "anyone with the link."

  1. In box, navigate to the folder that contains your video file(s). Make sure it uses the sharing permissions "anyone with the link."
  2. Right-click the file and choose Sharing->Embed Widget
  3. Copy the embed code.
  4. In the website, create a new basic page (or open an existing one) and click "Disable Rich Text" below the "Body" area.
  5. Paste in the embed code copied from box.
  6. Save

Note: The newly-created page will load slowly the first time.