Embedding Video


Before choosing to embed a video on your page, be sure its content is accessible!

You can do this by presenting the same information contained in the video in an alternative way, such as:

  • Text on the page
  • A link to a .pdf document adjacent to the video
  • If embedding a YouTube video, use YouTube's captioning service, making sure to edit any inaccurate captions
Caricature of Rich Rogers

Rich says, "Information in a video must also be presented in text format."


Steps to Embed Video

Step 1

In OU Campus, open up the region you would like your video to appear in (i.e. Main Content, Featured Content, etc.).

Screenshot of edit button example

 

 

 

Step 2

Find the "Insert Component" button in the toolbar. Click the button. When options appear, select "Video Embed" and then click "Insert." (If you do not have the component button, please email webcontent@augusta.edu.)

Screenshot showing location of component button in toolbar

Step 3

Fill out the appropriate information for the video (YouTube or Vimeo). When you're done, click "Save."

Note: the embedded video should usually come from an official and approved Augusta University YouTube or Vimeo account. Please contact us if you have any doubt. An example of an exception includes reports by reputable news organizations about Augusta University.

Screenshot of video details window

 

Step 4

Save your work. Upon saving, your video should look something like this.

Don't forget to publish your page once all changes are complete and ready to go live on the site.

Screenshot of sample YouTube video embed