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This tutorial deals with how you can embed a YouTube video onto your web page using the Dreamweaver web editor. You can also use this. Dreamweaver is an Adobe software commonly used for web design and document editing. These instructions will explain the process of inserting an Image with. Although you can use Dreamweaver to insert video files directly into a web page, our If you think it’s crazy to have to embed four different video files in four.

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Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. The pane will expand. Go to the page where your video is displayed in YouTube, or whatever video sharing service you’re using.

The skin file contains the controls for the FLV, and its name depends on the skin chosen in the options described in Dreamweaver Help. For example, if you want to send 15 seconds of video to the web page before the web page starts to play the video, set the buffer time to The audio and video tags are supported in Dreamweaver using the Apple QuickTime plug-in.

Make sure you have the latest FlashPlayer plug-in Be wary of moving files and folders around outside of Dreamweaver. You don’t want to do this – such emails are often regarded as spam and blocked by mailservers. For more information on changing your security settings, see Tech Note Streams the video content and plays it on a web page after a short buffer period that ensures smooth play back.

If a user does not have the required version of Flash Player installed, but does imbedd Flash Player 6. The Beginner’s A-Z Guide takes you through all the steps needed to starting a website.

How to add video to Dreamweaver web pages

I will also assume that you have already uploaded a video to YouTube or some other video sharing web host. Edit Flash Player download information. This saves you the bandwidth costs of hosting the videos yourself while allowing you the freedom to have your own website.


You must have an encoded FLV file before you begin. The advice from Groupmail refers to using CSS inline styles, e. Set options for streaming video. Additionally, the Auto Play and Auto Rewind options have no effect. To see the new files, you may need to click the Refresh button in the Files panel.

Learn how to embed videos in web pages and insert FLV files in Dreamweaver. Total With Skin is the width and height of the FLV file plus the width and height of the selected skin. This is the code that you will insert so that the video will appear on your web page. Specifies whether the video content is live.

How to Insert a YouTube Video into Your Web Page with Dreamweaver ()

There is no way to actually embed an image into an html file – the html must always reference the binary image file. Specifies a relative or absolute path to the FLV file. For more information about working with video, visit the Video Technology Center at www. You can change this alternative content at any time. You can try changing your security settings to see if it helps. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Other possible causes for problems with FLV files.

For example, this code may look like: You can not post a blank message. Delete the FLV component. When you insert an FLV file in a page, Dreamweaver inserts code that detects whether the user has the correct version of Flash Player.

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How to Insert a YouTube Video into Your Web Page with Dreamweaver

Setting options for streaming video. Because of security updates in Dreamweaver CS4, you cannot use the Preview in Browser command ddeamweaver test a page with an embedded FLV unless you define a local testing server in your Dreamweaver site definition and use the testing server to preview the page. If one of the files is missing, you might see a “white box” on the page.


However, if the images will be located on a remote server, you need dreamwweaver insert a full URL to point to the image. If the user declines the express install, the page then displays the alternative content. To do this, click the “Edit” menu and select “Paste” from the menu that appears.

Embedding YouTube in Dreamweaver

Here below you can see what Groupmail wrote to me: If a user does not have the required version but does have Flash Player 6. Select Streaming Video from the Video Type pop-up menu. Tip Save your page and view it in a browser to view the video and ensure you have embedded it correctly. To link to this page from your website, simply cut and paste the dreamseaver code to your web page.

Browser support is so-so, however, and the files tend to be huge. If Auto Play is selected, the video starts playing as soon as a connection is made with the server.

Once you’re satisfied, publish your page onto your site and test it by visiting the page with a web browser.

This tutorial deals with how you can embed a YouTube video onto your web page using the Dreamweaver web editor. Dreamweaver determines the width of the FLV file, and autopopulates the width in this field.

Open the Web page where you want to embed the video.