|Welcome to the support documentation for the|
UBC CMS Service.
|UBC Collab Theme|
We don't recommend uploading videos to your site as UBC CMS is not a hosting service; however, embedding videos from other sources such as YouTube is a good alternative.
NOTE: Please keep in mind that YouTube is a US service.
The following sections will explain how to set up and embed your videos using YouTube:
Many UBC department/units have their own UBC YouTube Accounts. Additionally, UBC has a YouTube channel that lets you upload unlimited amount of data - in other words you are not limited to 10 min long videos.
Please refer to the following on How to upload a video to YouTube EDU
WordPress supports oEmbed just enter the URL to the YouTube Video and magic will happen. That is,
Other services supported by WordPress oEmbed include:
Before you can use custom fields, you have to make sure that the "Conditional Custom Fields Shortcode" plugin is enabled (How do I enable plugins?).
Once you've enabled custom fields, they will be available on the Edit/Add New Page and Edit/Add New Post pages (if you they are still not visible, check that their visibility is enabled in the "Screen Options" drop-down tab at the top of the page).
Embedding videos with custom fields is the same as embedding Google Maps with custom fields; therefore, please refer to the "Embedding Through Custom Fields" section of this page for more information on using custom fields.