Content maintainers can embed YouTube, Vimeo or Livestream videos in a WCMS website in many different content types (web page, news, event, blog post, person profile, etc.).

Note: Due to size restriction and usability reasons, videos can only be embedded in the body/content area.


Embedding a YouTube video

  1. From the Administration bar, click My Workbench.
  2. Select Create/Manage Content tab,
  3. Select the content type (e.g., Web Page) you wish to add the YouTube video, and add a new page (e.g., Add web page).
  4. Place the cursor where the YouTube video should appear.
  5. Select the YouTube button in the toolbar.

    YouTube button.
  6. A Video Properties box will appear. Paste the YouTube URL into the respective field, and select OK.

    YouTube video embed property box.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Change the moderation state to Published and click Apply.

Note: YouTube playlists are now supported, allowing you to group videos together in a particular way to make it easier for your viewers to find the content they would like to watch.

  • Default is set to play¬† next video in the list.
  • You will need to start the list and then copy the URL from that page to embed on WCMS site.
  • Private videos cannot be embedded, and therefore don't display in the video count.

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Embedding Vimeo videos

  1. From the Administration bar, click My Workbench.
  2. Select Create/Manage Content tab,
  3. Select the content type (e.g., Web Page) you wish to add the Vimeo video, and add a new page (e.g., Add web page).
  4. Place the cursor where the Vimeo video should appear.
  5. Select the Vimeo button in the toolbar.

    Vimeo button.
  6. A Vimeo Properties box will appear. Paste the Vimeo URL into the respective field, and select OK.

    Vimeo properties box.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Change the moderation state to Published and click Apply.

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Embedding Livestream videos

  1. From the Administration bar, click My Workbench.
  2. Select Create/Manage Content tab,
  3. Select the content type (e.g., Web Page) you wish to add the Livestream video, and add a new page (e.g., Add web page).
  4. Place your cursor where the Livestream video should appear.
  5. Select the Livestream button in the toolbar.

    Livestream button.
  6. A Livestream Properties box will appear. Paste the Livestream URL into respective field, add a display name, and then click OK.

    Livestream properties box.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Change the moderation state to Published and click Apply.