In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to add a video to your website using YouTube. This is the easiest way to add videos to your website. If you are looking for better picture quality than what YouTube has to offer, we recommend Vimeo.
1. If you want to add your own video onto a webpage, you need to upload it first on Youtube. You will have to sign up a free account on www.youtube.com, else if you do have an account already, please login and click Upload found at the right portion. Please see the screenshot below:
2. There are 2 ways to add a video: from your computer or instantly record from your webcam. If you have an existing video saved from your computer then click the button Select files from your computer. Please see screenshot below:
3. Navigate or browse the location of your video from your computer that you’d like to upload on Youtube. Please see screenshot below:
4. While the uploading bar is in progress, write a title, description and keywords or tag to your videos. Click save when you’re done. Please see screenshot below:
5. After you’ve uploaded your video, you will now be able to use the embed code to embed it into your webpage. Click the Embed button then copy the embed code which later on you’ll paste in your webpage. Please see screenshot below:
6. Next login to your IconoSites Control Panel and click Edit to which page you’d like to add the video. In this example, home page was selected.
7. Scroll downward to your Page Content and click on HTML tool. Please see screenshot below:
8. Next is to simply paste the code that you’ve just copied from Youtube to place the video to wherever you want. The example is place at the bottom. Please see screenshot below:
9. Click the Update and Save button. That’s it.