How do I embed a video file in my blog/website?

Advisory

Before uploading video files to your Commons blog or site, please ensure that you own, or have the legal right to distribute them. See copyright guidelines

1. Upload the video file into your media library. The DMU Commons supports the following video formats: mp4, m4v, flv, wmv, ogv, webm

2. Navigate to the blog post or page on which you want to show the video and enter edit post/page mode

3. Click the Add Media button in the page editor menu

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4. From the Media Library select the video file that you want to embed in your post/page

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5. Ensure that the Attachment Display Settings is set to Embed Media Player

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6. Click the Insert into Post/Page button

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7. Click the Publish or Update button to save the post/page

NOTE: Your DMU Commons site has limited storage capacity – video files take up a lot of storage – individual DMU Commons site storage capacity cannot be increased.