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How do I upload a pre-recorded video?
How do I upload a pre-recorded video?

Add videos to your hub to play on demand

Vicky Carmichael avatar
Written by Vicky Carmichael
Updated over a week ago

In addition to sharing a livestream in Vito, you can also upload and display pre-recorded videos. There are a few different ways to do this. To follow any of the methods below, first ensure Editing is switched on:

Editing option toggled on in the collaborator menu

Upload a video via the plus icon

In the top-right of the screen on desktop (or top-left on mobile) you'll see a purple Plus icon. Clicking on that will open a menu showing different types of content you can add to your hub. Choose Upload a video to get started:

Upload a video option in drop-down under plus icon

From there, drag and drop a video file or click to browse for one. Once the video has uploaded, you'll be prompted to edit the video title and description and set the visibility settings. Upon saving, the video will be added to your library, ready to embed on a page or use in a post.

Upload a video from the Watch page

Click on the Watch icon in the explore bar (this looks like a television and appears at the top on desktop or at the bottom on mobile) and on the purple Upload a video button:

Start a livestream button on the Watch page

Follow the on-screen instructions as described above.

Upload a video from a custom page

You can insert an existing video into any page in the hub, or upload one from scratch.

Navigate to the page where you want to embed the video. Click + Add to this page and select Video from the drop-down:

Video block option in drop-down under "Add to this page" link

You'll be prompted to either Choose from videos you've already added to your library, or else Upload a new video following the instructions on-screen.

Add more videos to a block

You can create a gallery by adding multiple videos to the same block. Click on the kebab menu (⁝) in the top-right of the block to choose (or upload) additional videos:

Menu to edit a video block

πŸ’‘ Tip: Clicking Edit in the drop-down menu allows you to edit the block itself (i.e. to give it a title or change the visibility settings). To edit the individual videos, click on Manage in the admin bar at the top of the page, and then on Videos.

πŸ’‘ Tip: Don't forget to publish changes so that participants can see your videos!

Upload a video from a post

See this article for attaching rich media, including videos, to posts in the discussion feed.

Questions? Search our documentation, email or chat to us in-app.

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