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How to Embed Video to a Project

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a video to your project.

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How to Embed a Video to a Project

In this tutorial you will learn how to add a video to your project.

* You can only embed public YouTube, Vimeo or Wistia videos to your project.

NEW: If you publish your ebook as Live Ebook - (PRO/Agency and Premium Plans Only) the video you embed with this element will play inside the Live Ebook.

1. Adding a Placeholder for Your Video

Go To the 'Elements' tab in the left sidebar and begin by adding the 'Embed Video' element to the page. The element has to be dragged and dropped to the exact position you want to have the video on that page.

2. Add The Video URL

Once you drop the element on the page a new popup will open. Go  to YouTube and copy the video URL, then paste it in the URL placeholder.

*IMPORTANT: to avoid errors make sure that you enter the exact URL, do not add time or channel/lists tags to the URL.

Examples of URLs that will cause errors:

Use only the video URL:

Notice how the video was moved to the next page as there was not enough space to fit the 'Embed Video' element in the original position in the previous page.

You can choose to leave it there or you can resize the element to a smaller size and make it fit in the previous page.

If you want to do that, select the main element container and resize it using the right bottom handle.

The, drag the element to the previous page. If the element is sent back to the previous page is because is still too big to fit.

3. Add Text

 Once you enter the YouTube video URL and click on 'Embed' the video thumbnail is also loaded. A 'Play' button and a paragraph are also added as overlay. You ca use

Start by changing the text, text color and font. All that can be done form the 'Text Style' section.

To change the text color, size and font, place the cursor on the text and go to 'Inspector' >>> 'Text Style' and select the color you want.

To change the text, place the cursor on the text and replace it with your own, or simply delete it..

For this example, as there is already text in the video thumbnail we will delete it as is too busy otherwise.

4. How to Change the Color of the Play Button

To change the play button color, click on it and the  click on the pencil icon in the toolbar. That will open the image editor.

In the image editor select the color you like and save.

4. Generate The PDF

That's it. Once your project is ready, generate the PDF.

5. Playing The Video

 When a reader clicks on the video image, it will be redirected to the YouTube video page.

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