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Adding video content


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Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS6

with Paul Trani

Video: Adding video content

Now there's a couple different ways to implement video into your website, and to be honest with you, I want to show you the easiest way that's really going to give you the most reach, and that's going to be using YouTube. So with YouTube, you can go ahead and upload any video that you want. It'll automatically make that available to the entire YouTube network, everybody who uses in the YouTube. And what you can do is in turn use YouTube as well by going to the video, going down to the Share button. You can share a link, but here you can embed the video as well.
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2h 48m Beginner Aug 30, 2012

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Join author Paul Trani as he shows how to create a web site step by step with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, one of the industry's leading web authoring tools. But not just any web site. A responsive HTML5 web site that works across multiple browsers and devices, complete with rich imagery and text, a robust portfolio, video content, and even a contact form. This course covers how to use web standards such as HTML5 for structure and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to control colors, fonts, navigation, and more. The course also demonstrates how to test across multiple browsers and devices and upload your new site to the web.

Topics include:
  • Understanding basic web principles
  • Adding content to a web page
  • Linking to web sites and email addresses
  • Styling content with CSS
  • Creating a layout that fits multiple browsers and devices
  • Building an HTML5 layout
  • Inserting images and video
  • Adding a menu bar
  • Creating a contact form
  • Integrating a Twitter feed
  • Uploading and testing a web site
Subject:
Web
Software:
Dreamweaver
Author:
Paul Trani

Adding video content

Now there's a couple different ways to implement video into your website, and to be honest with you, I want to show you the easiest way that's really going to give you the most reach, and that's going to be using YouTube. So with YouTube, you can go ahead and upload any video that you want. It'll automatically make that available to the entire YouTube network, everybody who uses in the YouTube. And what you can do is in turn use YouTube as well by going to the video, going down to the Share button. You can share a link, but here you can embed the video as well.

So as I scroll down, you can see the code right here. You can customize it a little bit in here, like the size, but really I'm just going to take this code and copy it. And I'm going to go into Dreamweaver. Right under her, under Motion Graphics, that's where I want to paste it. But I don't want to paste it here; I want to go to Code view, and I want to paste it right here underneath Motion Graphics. In fact, I'll get rid of that paragraph breaks right there, a couple of returns, and just hit Paste. All right, so I've pasted it in. It shows me the width, the height, Everything looks pretty good, so I'm just going to save this, and I'm going to preview it in a browser.

And you can see it right down here. And boy is that video big, okay. So it has a couple of issues. Obviously, it's too large, and it doesn't scale, okay. And my entire site scales. It's flexible, it's responsive, and that's the way I want to make my video. So what I can do is I can come in here and I can change the width from 852 to 100%, and I can make the height like, say, 400 pixels. Let's just take a look at that. If I make it 100% then this is going to scale it too large, but let's see how this looks.

So saving the page, I can preview it in a browser, in Safari. And now you can see that video fits the width, and then it's about 400 pixels high. So this takes some playing around with a bit, but YouTube automatically scales the video. See how it looks good. Okay even as we go into this, as I scale it down further, oh, it snaps into my mobile view. Remember, this is my mobile CSS that's being applied now. Scale it down some more and you can see how that looks.

So, excellent. That works out great. Just by changing that to 100%, I have a video that looks great, has that reach, and not only that; I get these extra controls like full screen all of that good stuff, all using YouTube. Just copy and paste that embed code and you're good to go with implementing video onto a website.

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