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EMBEDDING VIDEO TO A WIKI

How-to Embed a video that YOU have created

  1. Record the video footage with a digital camcorder.
  2. Transfer the video to a computer using a USB cable.
  3. You can choose to edit the video using video editing software such as Window Movie Maker (PC) or iMovie (Mac).
  4. Export the video into a web-friendly format such as QuickTime, RealMedia, or Windows Media and save.
  5. Place the video on the wiki by selecting “Edit this page”
  6. Importing the file by using the “Insert Images and Files” button.
  7. Click on “Upload Files” and Browse for the saved video file.
  8. Click on Upload and then double click on the file to place in your wiki.

How-to Embed a video from a WEBSITE


Putting an existing video on your web-page is as simple as visiting the page that has the video you want and looking for that provider's embed box. This is a little text area that contains all the HTML code you need to put a video on your site.
  1. On your wiki select “Edit this page”
  2. Click on the “Embed Widget” button
  3. Click on the “Video” option
  4. Select the location of the video you want to retrieve
  5. A window with directions on how to download from this site will appear.
  6. If your choice is not present, click on “Other” at the bottom of the page and a new set of directions will appear on how to embed your video.
  7. From the site where your video is, there will be an embed box near your video. (Note: you may have to play the video once to access HTML code).
  8. Select the HTML code and copy or there may be “Copy” button to use.
  9. Go back to the wiki and paste this code in the widget field and hit “Save”
  10. This should take you back to your wiki. Save the wiki page and the video should be embedded.

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