Adding Video to a Reflection

After you have registered yourself (link in Access of the right sidebar). You must apply to create new post. Contact us with your user name to be approved for new content creation.

It is possible to embed video into your post. The videos can be integrated from external portals (like YouTube, Google Video and many many others) or they can be uploaded to the web server or a remote server and integrated as well. Additionally a corresponding link to the video on the particular video portal page or a download link to the local file can be generated automatically, if demanded. The linktext is also configurable individually. Furthermore a fixed prefix for the linktext can be determined.

The following video portals are currently supported; YouTube, Google Video, dailymotion, MyVideo, Clipfish, Sevenload, Revver, Metacaf??, Yahoo! Video, ifilm, MySpace Video, Brightcove, aniBOOM, vimeo, GUBA, Garage TV, GameVideos, vSocial, Veoh, Gametrailers.

You may also do it directly by uploading a video less then 40Mb in size and us these file types; avi, mov, qt, mpeg, mpg, mpe, mp4, asf, asx, wax, wmv, wmx, swf, flv. File type that will embed and play on both Macs and PCs are; swf (flash), flv (flash), mp4 (mpeg), mov (QuickTime), qt (QuickTime).

The following file formats for local and remote files are currently supported:

  • flv, swf (automatic Flash Video Player available on most computers)
  • mov, qt (demands Quicktime Plugin on client browser)
  • wmv, mpg, mpeg, mpe, asf, asx, wax, wmv, wmx, avi (demands a media player plugin (like Windows Media Player) on client browser)

If you have video on tape that you want to convert and post, Pinnacle has a product that will hook to your computer via the USB port and allow you to record the tape to your computer or directly to a DVD. They have a solution for PC and Mac.

How do I add the video?

Go to the Write page in your Control Panel, find the Embedded Video Plugin button:

Then choose the appropriate tab:

If you need additional help, please Contact Us.

More info to come later.