YouTube Video Installation

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The popularity of Video hosting solutions has prompted a number of requests for installing YouTube videos and other embedded links to Soholaunch powered sites. Below are the step-by-step instructions for installing a YouTube Video or other embedded items such as Google Maps.

1. Go to YouTube.com, locate the video desired and copy the embed link from the video page. Keep in mind that you can customize this link by clicking the customize button to add border colors or negate similar video links from displaying.

2. Go to edit the page where you would like to place the video.

3. Drag & Drop the Custom code item onto the page from the menu.

4. Select New file and enter a name for the embed.

5. Click Create New File.

6. Paste in the embed link from YouTube.

7. Click Save.

8. Select the embed from the dropdown.

9. Click OK.

10. Save the page.


OR, you can use the manual method below


1. Go to YouTube.com, locate the video desired and copy the embed link from the video page. Keep in mind that you can customize this link by clicking the customize button to add border colors or negate similar video links from displaying.

2. Open MSnotepad.

3. Paste in the embed link from YouTube.

4. Click File>Save.

5. At the bottom of the Save dialogue window there is a Save as type: drop down. Select All Files.

6. Type the file name into the File name: field and place a .inc suffix at the end of the file name.

7. Click Save.

8. Upload the new file to Soholaunch through the File Manager.

9. Go to edit the page where you would like to place the video.

10. Drag the Custom Code item from the options at the top of the page editor down to where you would like it to display on the page.

11. Select the file you just uploaded from the drop down list of custom codes available and click OK.

12. Save the page.

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