Embed YouTube videos--the UBCMS has no native player.
This feature works comparably in both the Classic and Flex UI versions of the UBCMS. In the future, screenshots and language will be updated to reflect Flex UI.
Last reviewed: June 11, 2021
State and federal rules require all videos to be ADA compliant, with meaningful captions.
> read more on accessible videos
YouTube aggressively removes videos that do not clearly meet copyright restrictions. Suspect videos may vanish without warning. If you produce YouTube videos, be sure to follow their copyright guidelines. > read more about YouTube copyright
We recommend YouTube as a video hosting platform. YouTube is used widely around the world -- the second most searched site after Google.com -- and is reasonably easy to use. In additionn to being free, it provides a good closed captioning service to help satisfy ADA accessibility requirements. The UBCMS Video and Video Galley components allow YouTube videos to be quickly loaded on your pages where they can be played in place by your site visitors.
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As an alternative to YouTube, consider UB's Panopto video recording software. > embedding Panopto
These components all support YouTube videos.