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How to use the Video Template

Videos can be added to your Courses using the Video Template. From the Video Template, you can add videos from Youtube or Vimeo, with the option of searching both sites from within your template editor. If you’d like to upload your own video, you’ll need to first upload it to either Vimeo or Youtube and copy the video URL as outlined below. 

Step 1: Select the Video Template from the ‘Text, Images & Video Templates’ panel.

orange box highlighting template selection

Step 2: Drag your Video Template into the Lesson Pathway.

template being dragged into lesson pathway

Step 3: Give your new Tile a title.

new screen box

Step 4: Click the ‘Edit Tile’ button.

edit option orange box highlighting

Step 5: From the edit screen, you can give your tile a description and change its title.

title and description box

Step 6: To add your video, click the ‘Add Video’ button.

add video box

The following screen will pop up:

new video screen

From this screen, you can add videos in 3 different ways.

Note: Your videos must be embedded from either Vimeo or Youtube. If you’d like to upload your own video, you’ll need to upload it to one of these sites first and then link it into your eCoach Course.

Method 1: If you already know what image you’d like to upload, simply enter its URL in the ‘Video URL’ box and select whether it’s from Vimeo or Youtube:

video URL option

Once you’ve entered your video into the ‘Video URL’ bar, it will appear on the left side of your screen. From here, you can add a title and description for your video.

video title and description boxes

When you’re done adding your title and description, select the green checkmark to finish adding your video.

green checkmark button

Method 2: The second way to upload videos is by using the Vimeo search function. To do this, first select the Vimeo button on the right of the screen.

orange box highlighting vimeo option

From here, you can search for a video by entering search text into the available text box and press ‘Go!’.

vimeo search

From the list of results, click on the thumbnail of the video you’d like to embed and it will appear to the left of screen. From there, simply add your title and description and select the green checkmark as before.

vimeo search results

Method 3: The third way to add videos to your Video Template is to use the Youtube search function. To do this, click on the Youtube button to the right of screen and follow the same method as when searching for videos on Vimeo.

youtube button

Note: You can add multiple videos by repeating the process from Step 6.

To preview your Video Template, click on the ‘preview’ icon.

Preview template option highlighted by orange box

 

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