Embedding videos in content

When you create or edit a news article or giving opportunity, you have the option to embed a video in the Description. Open the editor and follow these steps to add a video: 

  1. To display video and other formatting options, select the Enable Rich Text checkbox.



  2. Select the Video Filter icon to open the Add Video settings. 



  3. Complete the Add Video settings:
    • Enter the URL. More information regarding supported video formats and sample URLs are included below.
    • Enter the Title.
    • Choose the alignment for the video on the page from the Align dropdown.
    • Select Autoplay if you want the video to start playing automatically.
  4. Select OK to confirm. 

Continue to enter the information for the giving opportunity or news article you are creating.

Supported video formats

The list below includes the video formats that Spark currently accepts for embedded videos.

Name Sample URL
Blip.tv http://blip.tv/file/123456
Capped http://capped.tv/playeralt.php?vid=some-title
College Humor http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1234567890
DailyMotion http://www.dailymotion.com/video/some_video_title
Flickr Slideshows http://www.flickr.com/photos/username/sets/1234567890/show/
Flickr Video http://www.flickr.com/photos/hansnilsson/1234567890/
Game Trailers http://www.gametrailers.com/video/some-title/12345
Game Videos http://gamevideos.1up.com/video/id/12345
Google Video http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-uN1qUeId
Meta Cafe http://www.metacafe.com/watch/1234567890/some_title/
MySpace http://myspace.com/video/vid/1234567890
Picasa Slideshows http://picasaweb.google.com/data/feed/base/user/USER_NAME/albumid/5568104935784209834?alt=rss&kind=photo&hl=en_US
Slideshare http://slideshare.net/?id=1759622&doc=usingdrupal-090723103440-phpapp01
Streamhoster http://web26.streamhoster.com/username/filename.flv
Tangle http://www.tangle.com/view_video?viewkey=b2e45d2a30cb0f5cad38
Teachertube http://www.teachertube.com/viewVideo.php?video_id=VIDEOID
Vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/123456
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

 

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