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Adding Your Curated Life Review to Look/Listen

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Once your video is saved on YouTube or Vimeo, it can be embedded in Look/Listen.

Please Note: You cannot directly upload video to the PAL site. First, make sure it’s uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo. 

Click the headings below for more on the topic.

Front End: Adding Video
  1. Click “Look/Listen” on the black bar on your site.
  2. Click .
  3. Click .
  4. Click the bottom left icon (boxed in red below).
  5. A form will appear on the right-hand side of the screen, where you can select the options for how to display your video, and enter the Video Source (choose either Vimeo or YouTube) and the Video ID. We recommend that you disable the “Autoplay” option.
    1. Please Note: the video ID is not the full link to your video. If your video is published at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOnqjkJTMaA, then sOnqjkJTMaA is your Video ID.
  6. Once you are done, click “Save Settings.”
  7. Click
Dashboard: Adding Video
  1. Click “Look/Listen” on the black bar on your site.
  2. Click “Edit Page” in the black bar at the very top of the page.
  3. Copy the link from YouTube or Vimeo.
  4. Put your curser wherever you want to add the video and paste the link.

Below is a brief tutorial of adding video via the dashboard. Start the video at 5:18:

Customizing your Embedded Video via YouTube/Vimeo

Alternately, go to your video on YouTube and click Share > Embed. You can customize the dimensions and attributes of the embedded video player. Then copy the embed code, go back to Look/Listen, toggle to the “Text” tab in the editor (see below), and paste the full embed code. Then Update your page.

If you are using Vimeo, go to your video and click the little sharing icon (it looks like a paper airplane). Customize your embed code to apply your desired formatting and attributes, then follow the instructions above to paste the embed code into Look/Listen.


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