You can now add videos to guides! It's essential to follow these steps precisely to ensure that your video looks good and displays correctly for all users. Spaces and special characters are also critical, so you'll want to pay close attention to your code.
We recommend placing videos in their own box unless you are highly comfortable with more advanced HTML and CSS. You can add up to three videos to one box (more on this later) but combining text or other types of content with videos is tricky, so ask for help if you're looking to do a more advanced page layout.
Do not use Word when creating your code; you will end up with extra spaces, and extra spaces equal errors. Instead, use Notepad, Wordpad (both found on your Start menu under Windows Accessories), or Notepad++ (which can be downloaded from the Company Portal).
By the time we're done, you'll be able to do this:
All videos embedded in the library must be checked for accessibility. An accessible video includes the following:
When in doubt about using a video, check with Alexis.
If a video from one of our subscribed library databases has errors in the closed captioning or is missing a transcript, notify Alexis or Mike.