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Add YouTube video

  • Click on the “Add New” button in the right-hand side of the site-header to view the menu-options.
  • Click on”YouTube” to add a public YouTube-video. | NB: YouTube video’s will be added through embedding.

  • In the following screen you will be asked to accept the terms of use. | NB: Accepting the terms of use is required in order to upload video’s to the videoportal.

  • Tick the ‘I agree to the above terms and conditions’ box. | NB: You cannot undo the ticking of the box!
  • After ticking the box a new portion of the website (“YouTube”) will appear.

  • Copy and paste the YouTube video link into the field with the text “Video Page Link (or Content ID)”. | NB: the lightly printed text will disappear when you click on the field.
  • Click “Preview” to continue.
  • You can now see an example of the video with various fields you can enter info into. | NB: The information you add to this video is only visible within the videoportal, the original video will be left untouched.

  • Enter the required fields. | NB: Video’s without the “name” and/or “description” field entered cannot be shared.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page and press “Save” to add the video to your collection.

  • As soon as the video is saved the “Go To Media” button appears next to the “Save” button. | NB: There won’t be a notification that saving is successful!
  • Click on “Go To Media” to go to the added video directly.


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