Learn how to embed videos in web pages and insert FLV files in Dreamweaver. Embed videos in web pages HTML5 HTML5 supports video and audio tags that allow users to play video and audio files in a browser, without an external plug-in or player. Dreamweaver supports code hints for adding video and audio tags. Live View renders the video, providing a preview of the video that you are embedding in the web page. Note: Although you can embed any video in your web page, Live View does not always render all videos. The audio and video tags are supported in Dreamweaver using the Apple QuickTime plug-in.
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You can also use this same procedure to embed a video hosted with another video sharing service, such as those listed on the Free Video Sharing Services and Hosting page. Prerequisites This article assumes that you already know how to create a website using Dreamweaver. If this is not true, you may want to read the following articles first. Just read the one corresponding to the version you have. I will also assume that you have already uploaded a video to YouTube or some other video sharing web host.
You should be able to find the "Embed" code for the video. This is the code that you will insert so that the video will appear on your web page. That is, after selecting the entire block of text in the "Embed" box, click "Edit" on the menu bar and select "Copy" on the menu that appears.
Open Your Web Page in Dreamweaver Now start Dreamweaver, and load the web page where you want the video to appear, and click the spot on the page where the video should be placed. The blinking text cursor should appear in that location. To do this, click the "View" menu, and then select the "Code" menu item on the menu that appears. The screen should switch from the visual layout displayed by the "Design" mode to show you the "raw" HTML for your page.
To do this, click the "Edit" menu and select "Paste" from the menu that appears. At the bottom of the page, in the Properties panel, you should see a button labelled "Refresh". Click it. Switch back to the "Design" mode by selecting "Design" from the "View" menu. If the position of the box is not satisfactory, for example, if the video is placed on the same line as an existing line of text, you can move that text away by simply hitting the ENTER key or RETURN key if you use a Mac after positioning the cursor at the beginning of the text in question.
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How to Insert Audio and Video Files in Dreamweaver
Open the file index. Step 2 of 6 Add a div to serve as a video container The easiest way to insert and position a video on a page is to place it in a div tag. The div tag can then be assigned a class or ID that can then be used to style and place the video content on the page. The video we are going to add to the index page is a video of playful elephants in an elephant rescue center in Botswana. Open the index page, then select the last paragraph of text. The new div tag appears on the page with placeholder content.
Add Video to Your Website with Dreamweaver CC
If you want to insert Windows Media video which uses the. TIP: Although you can host your own video files on your web server or hosting service an increasingly popular option is to host videos on an online service such as YouTube or Vimeo. To learn more about why Vimeo and YouTube offer the best video hosting options and how to embed video into Dreamweaver from these sites, read this tutorial. Without getting too technical, many video cameras capture video in an uncompressed format. While this is best for editing, the file sizes can be absolutely enormous.
By Janine Warner Although you can use Dreamweaver to insert video files directly into a web page, our best advice is to use one of the video-hosting services, such as YouTube or Vimeo. When you select Media from the Insert menu, you find multiple video and audio options. If you want to insert video files that are in one of the older and more proprietary formats, such as Windows Media Video. If you want to use the latest video formats using the HTML5 video tag, you can insert video in the MP4, webM, or Ogg Theora formats by following these steps: Click where you want the file to appear on your web page. A small gray box containing a film icon appears in your design. Click the small gray box containing a film icon.