Insert an External Video

You can insert a video to a topic by using the Insert Video icon in the Content Editor toolbar.

Note: This procedure shows you how to insert a YouTube or Vimeo video into a topic. However, you can insert a video form a different service in an analogous way.
Obtain a video link by doing any of the following:
  1. To obtain a link to a YouTube video, do the following:
    1. Go to the YouTube video that you want to add to a topic.
    2. Below the video, click Share and select Embed
      Obtaining a link to a YouTube video
    3. Optional: In the window that appears, adjust any additional options like the starting point of your video, player appearance, etc.
    4. Copy the video embed link.
      Obtaining a link to a YouTube video
  2. To obtain a link to a Vimeo video, do the following:
    1. Go to the Vimeo video that you want to add to a topic.
    2. Below the video, click Share.
    3. Copy the video embed link.
      Obtaining a link to a Vimeo video
Reference the video in a topic by doing the following:
  1. In the content library, double-click a topic.
  2. Place your cursor where you want to insert a video.
  3. In the toolbar, click the Insert Video icon.
  4. In the dialog, do the following:
    A video dialog that displays when a user wants to insert an video.
    1. From the Link To drop-down menu, select A URL (External link).
    2. In the Link (href) field paste the link to the video that you obtained in 1 or 2.
    3. Click Apply.
  5. Optional: Set the video attributes by selecting the video and clicking the Attributes tab.
    Tip: You can control the size of the video player in the output by setting the width attribute and the height attribute.