How To Upload Videos

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We love to see videos! Cats being cats, dogs being funny, breaking news, inspirational uplifting videos, and especially videos of anything happening in the area!

Now, it's even easier to upload many types of videos to the site.
1. Simply hover over on the Video Button in the Editor bar above the dialog box and it will show you two options, 'Provider' and 'Video':


2. Click on the "Provider" and this Video Settings box will open up:


3. In this case, I'm uploading a Vimeo video so I click on the up/down arrows on the right side of the "Provider" option to open the drop-down list, scroll down, and click to choose that option:


4. Now I go to the second tab I have open in my browser where my Vimeo video is showing. Go up to the url at the top and, using the mouse, highlight the string of numbers (the video ID) by clicking at one end then dragging the cursor across until you have all the numbers behind the ".com/" highlighted. Press and Hold the Control button on your keyboard then press the letter C to copy that highlighted portion (or if on a Mac, hold the Command button then press the letter C to copy).


Note: When clicking on the Share button that's on a Vimeo video, its url appears in a pop-up box and you can highlight and copy the unique identifier at the end of the link that way as well:


5. Now go back to the tab you have open where you are posting to My Mountain Town. The Video Settings "Provider" box should be open and ready for you to enter the video ID:


6. Click in the ID box with your mouse cursor and paste in the video ID by pressing and holding the Control (or Command) button and then press the letter V. Click "Add" at the bottom of the "Provider" window to add the video to the post you are creating.


7. Your video link will appear in the Dialog box where you are typing your post like this:
[video  width=425 height=344 type=]22439234[/video]

8. And appear in your post like this after you hit Submit (or Preview, if you wish to check it before submitting it for publishing - be sure to switch back to "Write" if you aren't done typing or you may lose your post)!


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Last edit: 13 Dec 2019 12:46 by MyMountainTown. Reason: updated post to reflect new Editor bar look/options after site software updates
21 Jul 2014 17:47 #1

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Replied by MyMountainTown on topic How To Upload Videos

Here's an example of a YouTube video, and putting in the whole url right into the post which you can do with YouTube videos:

1. Find a fun video you wish to post:



2. Highlight and copy (Control C on a PC computer, or Command C on a Mac) the URL at the top
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c4U_z7v0Vl4

3. Voila, your video appears below!

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Last edit: 13 Dec 2019 11:23 by MyMountainTown. Reason: edit to update
22 Jul 2014 17:48 #2
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