Adding Videos to Your Website

You can add video links from video platforms. Such as YouTube, Vimeo, etc. We support video providers from Embedly.

 

You can add videos to:

 

Step 1: Get Your Video URL

To add a video to your website, you need to upload it to Youtube or Vimeo first. It's not possible to upload a video directly to Strikingly. 

 

YouTube

  1. Sign in to your YouTube account.
  2. Upload a video or open the video that you've already uploaded.
  3. Make sure the video is set to Public or Unlisted.
  4. Copy the video's URL or share URL

Vimeo

  1. Sign in to your Vimeo account.
  2. Upload a video or open the video that you've already uploaded.
  3. Make sure the video is set to Anyone.
  4. Copy the video's URL or share URL.

Visit Embedly for more supported video providers, such as Hulu, UStream, Brightcove, etc. However, background videos only support YouTube and Vimeo.

 

 

Step 2: Add the Video

Add your video to the gallery section

1. Go to your site editor, click "Add New Section".

2. Click "Image & Media" and select the "Gallery" section.

3. Hover over the section and click "ADD VIDEOS". 

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4. Paste your video URL into the video URL field.

5. Click "Save".

 

Add your video to the "Big Media" section

1. Go to your site editor, click "Add New Section".

2. Click "Image & Media" and select the "Big Media" section.

3. Hover over the image and click "EDIT".

4. Click the "VIDEO" tab.

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5. Paste your video URL into the video URL field.

6. Click "Save".

 

Add your video to other media sections

1. Find the section that contains a media item.

2. Click "Add image" and select the "VIDEO" tab.

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Or select the "Video" element and click "Add video".

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3. Paste your video URL into the video URL field.

4. Click "Save".

 

Add background videos

1. Find the section with "BACKGROUND" settings on the top right of the section.

2. Click "BACKGROUND" and select the "VIDEO" tab.

3. You can choose the videos from our library or click "EMBED VIDEO" to put your video. 

3. Paste your video URL into the video URL field (only support YouTube and Vimeo.).

4. Click "Save".

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In case you need assistance, shoot us a line at support@strikingly.com or chat with us.

 

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