You can use one of the following Widgets to embed videos in Channeltivity:   

To add a Widget to the home page, click the "Actions" button in the top right corner of the page and select "Layout Editor," then select one of the Widgets listed in the next three sections of this article and drag it to the desired location on the home page. Learn more about adding Widgets to the home page here.  

Actions Menu- Home Page 

Widget Menu 

Video Widget:

Enter a title and description, then use one of the following video sources/formats to add the video:

  • Upload File- Allowed file extension: MP4, AVI, MOV, WMV, MKV 
  • YouTube/Vimeo - Enter the URL to a YouTube or Vimeo video
  • Choose from Library- Select a video file from your portal's Library

You'll then set the appropriate Permissions and click "Save."

Video Widget Edit Screen

HTML Code Widget:


Obtain the HTML embed code for the video you'd like to use. For YouTube videos, you can obtain the code by clicking the "Share" button >"Embed." Copy the embed code to paste into the HTML Code Widget in Channeltivity. 

YouTube Share Button

YouTube Embed Button

YouTube Embed Code

In Channeltivity, add the HTML Code Widget to the home page:

  • Enter a title
  • Paste the code into the HTML Code field 
  • Set Permissions 
  • When you are finished, click Save.

 HTML Code Widget - Edit Screen 

Articles, Rich Text, and Welcome Message:


On the Articles, Rich Text, or Welcome Message Edit pages, click the video icon of the editor and the link icon to paste the YouTube link: 

Articles, Rich Text and Welcome Message Widgets - Edit Screens

Or select "Embedded Code" and paste the embed code into the provided field:

Articles, Rich Text, and Welcome Message Widgets - Edit Screens

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