Videos on your website can be a great way to introduce yourself or show examples of previous work to website visitors. This article will teach you how to copy an embed code from Youtube and Vimeo and how to add this video directly into your GoSite website.

Before starting, log in to GoSite on a computer and open the GoSite Sites Builder.

Note: The GoSite Site Editor is currently accessible through a desktop computer only. You cannot edit your website through the mobile app on Iphone, Android, or Tablets.


Table of Contents

  1. Copying the Embed Code for a Youtube Video

  2. Copying the Embed Code for a Vimeo Video

  3. Adding a Video Onto a GoSite Website

    1. Step-By-Step Instructions

    2. Video Walkthrough


Copying a Youtube Video Embed Code

  1. Log in to Youtube.

  2. Navigate to the "Your Channel" page and upload the video you want to appear on your website.

  3. Play the uploaded video and right click on the middle of the video.

  4. Select “Copy Embed Code” from the drop-down list.

  5. Continue to Embedding a Video Code Into the GoSite Sites Editor for steps on how to add the copied embed code into your website.


Copying a Vimeo Video Embed Code

  1. Log in to Vimeo.

  2. Click on the "New Video" button and upload the video you want to appear on your website.

  3. Go to the uploaded video and then click on the “Share” button in the upper right corner.

  4. Click on the “Copy Embed Code” from the drop-down list.

  5. Continue to Embedding a Video Code Into the GoSite Sites Editor for steps on how to add the copied embed code into your website.


Embedding a Video Code Into the GoSite Sites Editor

  1. Hover your mouse over the section that you would like the video to appear and click on the pencil icon.

  2. Find the button "Code" under the "Widgets" section on the left-hand side.

  3. Drag the “Code” widget button to your desired location in the section. A box with the words "Add your custom html" will appear where you dropped the widget.

  4. Click on "Add your custom html" to pull up the "Embed Code Settings" on the left-hand side.

  5. Paste the copied Vimeo or Youtube embed code into the box under "Paste Embed Code Here". There should be a preview of the video where it previously said "Add your custom html"

    Note: If there is a code already in the Paste Embed Code Here box, delete it before you paste your embed code.

  6. Your video has now been added. Make sure to press "Save" and then "Publish" to push your changes live!

Video Walkthrough

Below is a video walkthrough of adding an embed code onto your GoSite Sites Editor. The embed code was copied from Vimeo prior to opening the GoSite Sites Editor.


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