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Adding a Video

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Stanford Sites currently supports the ability to add videos from YouTube and Vimeo. Once videos have been added to your site's media library using the instructions below, they can be added within the text area paragraph type, or to any paragraph type with an Add media option. 

  1. After selecting “Video”, you will be redirected to the “Add Video” page:
    add video file
  2. Enter the name of your video in the corresponding text field.
  3. Enter the Video URL in the corresponding text field. You can copy the video URL from the address bar:
    Add Video Browser link
  4. Click Save.

Important: Do not use the embed URL (i.e. ) as add video uploader does not support those URLs and will display the following error message upon saving: "The given URL does not match any known oEmbed providers."

Video Error Message