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How to Add Off-Site Video or Slideshow

YouTube iFrame code

If you can create your video in, or upload it to YouTube, Vimeo, or a similar online video-sharing resource, it can be added to your website. Our steps below are for YouTube, since that's the one we're most familiar with. 

Other resources our members have used are

Your video-sharing software provider will provide you with embed code that you add to your website.

This way the video and/or slideshow will play directly from your website page without the user leaving your site or needing to install QuickTime.


Easily Drop in YouTube Videos using Full Screen Mode

Our Full Screen Composer now allows easy drop in of embedded Youtube videos as follows:

1. Upload your video or slideshow to YouTube.com (it's free)
2. Copy the code from your video page
3. Paste it into the Video option in Full Screen Mode

Get the YouTube code:

Below your video (on YouTube):

  • click Share

  • copy the code that appears in the text box

Add the code to your FASO account:

In FASO account Control Panel

  • go to the page where you want to add the video
  • go to Full Screen Mode

  • click the Video icon

  • paste in the code
  • click OK

  • click Save and Exit


This will create the video screen on your website page and visitors can play it directly.


Older iFrame Method

Add Videos using YouTube iframe code in html Screen

Get the YouTube embed code as follows:

  • Below your video (on YouTube)
  • click Share

  • click Embed

copy (Ctrl/C) the iFrame code that appears in the text box

Add the code to your FASO account:

  • In FASO account Control Panel, go to the page where you want to add the video and:
  • click on HTML at the top of the text editing screen
  • place your cursor where you want the code to be pasted
  • paste (Ctrl/V) the code provided by YouTube (or other resource)
  • click Update
  • click Save Changes

NOTE: you need to be using the Embedded Code from YouTube!


Slideshows

YouTube removed the ability to make slideshows in the latter part of 2017.

If you wish to add a slideshow, to your Home Page, see this FAQ:
How to Set Up a Slide Show on your Home Page

If you wish to add an offsite slideshow, you can use Google Slides.

There are some good articles on the web for How To. Here are a few:

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