Publishing videos

You can insert a video in a comment, add it to content, or create one using the pencil icon to publish a video in the community.

Requirements for recording video

  • Webcam must be allowed to record video
  • The Adobe Flash plugin must be enabled in your browser
  • Video recording must be enabled for your community

Adding videos to comments or content

You can add a new or existing video to a content item or a comment or reply in your community.

To add a video in comments or content:

  1. In the toolbar of the content editor, click Pencil icon.
    The Publish a Video page opens.
  2. To add a new video that you upload, record, or embed yourself, select Upload, Record, or Embed, and then do one the following:
    1. To upload, select Upload a Video, click Browse, select your video, and then click Open > Insert video.
    2. To record a video with your webcam, select Record Via Webcam. You may need to give Flash permission to access your webcam and microphone. Then record a video and click Upload.
    3. To embed a video from another site, select Embed a Video, enter the URL in the field provided, then click Import video. When you see the video, click Insert Video.
  3. To use a video already in your community, select Browse community Videos, then select the video and click Insert video.
  4. Once you see your video, you can click Add comment, Publish, Create Document, or Post.

Adding top-level videos to community (with Pencil icon)

Use the create menu, or pencil icon, to add new top-level videos for your community.

To create a top-level video using the pencil icon:

  1. In your community, click Pencil icon > Video.
    The Publish a Video page opens.
  2. Select the video source you want to use as follows:
    1. To upload, select Upload a Video, click Browse, select your video, and then click Open > Insert video.
    2. To record a video with your webcam, select Record Via Webcam. You may need to give Flash permission to access your webcam and microphone. Then record a video and click Upload.
    3. To embed a video from another site, select Embed a Video, enter the URL in the field provided, then click Import video. When you see the video, click Insert Video.
  3. When you see your video, add a title and description for the video.
  4. Select a publish location and then add tags for the video.
  5. Click Publish.