Enabling your embedded videos to play on your site
In effect, we give permission for our videos to play from your website, learning management system or intranet. To do this, we need to know what the domain name of your site is. It’s always a good idea to test this first. Send us your domain name name, and we’ll allow our videos to play and we’ll send you an embed code to test that everything’s working as it should be.
Watch this video to see how this works.
Embedding a video on a web page (WordPress)
There are lots of different ways to create web pages, but they all use some sort of HTML text editor. This examples shows how you copy and paste an embed code into a web page. The example we use is with WordPress, but the process is similar for web site creation tools, intranets and Learning Management Systems.
You can use the embed codes below to try embedding a short video.
Select the code and copy it into your Clipboard, or click on the ‘Copy code to Clipboard’ button in the top right corner.
Fixed size video
Use this if you would like the size of the video to be fixed.
This is what the video should look like if you chose the responsive option.
Embedding videos in an authoring tool (Storyline)
Embedding a video in an authoring tool generally means copying the embed code and pasting it into a embed code box. Be sure that if you are using one of our commercial videos (i.e. not one of our demonstration ones), and you’ll also need to test in in a web environment.
Advantages of embedding videos (Captions)
One advantage of using embedded videos is that they all come with captions in English ready to go (you can also add captions in foreign languages). Captions can help people with hearing loss, people whose first language isn’t English and also anyone who doesn’t have access to audio.
Advantages of embedding videos (Adaptive streaming)
Adaptive streaming means that no matter the device the video is being watched on, or the type and quality of connection, the best size video is delivered.
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