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You can upload your video onto a website like YouTube or Vimeo, and then add it to your page using the YouTube or Media Widgets.

Here's how to add a video to your page using the YouTube Widget:

  1. Open the "Multimedia" folder on the right hand side of the screen, in the Widgets menu and drag and drop the YouTube Widget onto your page.
  2. You can search for a YouTube video you would like to add using keywords or, if you already have the video URL (in the address bar at the top - not the share link), you can add it manually.
    • To search for a video, type in your search criteria and click "Search Videos". From the search results select the video that you would like to add.
    • If you already have the URL of the video that you would like to use, click on the blue link (located under the "Search" box) that says"Add a YouTube URL manually", enter the URL of your video and click "Add video URL".
  3. You will then be able to choose the alignment of your video.
  4. Once you are ready to add your video, click "Save".

Here's how to add a video to your page using the Media Widget:

  1. Open the "Multimedia" folder on the right hand side of the screen, and drag and drop a Media Widget onto your page.
  2. In the dialog box that opens:
  3. Media URL: paste the URL (the address bar at the top) for the video that you would like to use. For exmaple if you are embedding a Vimeo video go to the Vimeo video and copy the address from the address bar at the top. (Formats accepted are: Quicktime aif,aiff,aac,au,bmp,gsm,mov,mid,midi,mpg,mpeg,mp4,m4a,psd,qt,qtif,qif,qti,snd,tif,tiff,wav,3g2,3pg, Flash flv, mp3, swf Windows Media Player asx, asf, avi, wma, wmv Real Player ra, ram, rm, rpm, rv, smi, smil Silverlight xaml iframe html, pdf & Vimeo).
  4. Title: Enter a Title for your video (optional)
  5. Alignment: choose the alignment of your video
  6. Click on "Save" and the video will then be embedded in your web page.