Embed uploaded videos to IBM Connections blog post or wiki page

· by Christoph Stoettner · Read in about 1 min · (133 words)

Here for example embedding a video to a blog post. Prerequist is that you’ve no fear to change some html source.

  1. Upload the video to the Files application in Connections

    1. All blog readers need to have access to the video file

    2. Easiest way is to upload to Community files and use it in the Community blog directly in this community

  2. Open the file within IBM Connections Docs Viewer and click on ABOUT – Get Links screen 20180205 093813 001

  3. Copy the “Link to download file:” to the clipboard screen 20180205 093721 001

  4. Now create a new blog post (add heading, tags, additional text)

  5. Switch to the HTML view in the post screen 20180205 094029 001

  6. On the position where you want to add the video, add following source:

<video src="url from files viewer" controls width="640px" height="480px"></video>

Example:

<video src="https://connections.example.com/files/form/anonymous/api/library/6722626c-b14c-4f4e-80fc-f27f71ad2cb9/document/512adfd2-1d30-4a3d-92ee-13db1f5f0574/media/2018-01-22%20Call%20February%202016.mp4" controls width="640px" height="480px"></video>
  1. Post the document screen 20180205 094713 001