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Linking to External Videos

You can link to external videos if you desire as part of using Mediasite you may want to reference external content.

Here is how to do that.

My Mediasite Instructions:

1. Beginning from My Mediasite, click the Add Presentation button.

2. On the Add Media page, choose the option for Link External video.

3. The external video URL or embed code is required.

4. Depending on the source, the video thumbnail and name will automatically populate from the external source.

5. Enter a description is one is desired.

6. Click Create External Presentation.

 

Management Portal Instructions:

1. Beginning from the Management portal, navigate to the desired folder.

2. Click Add New and select External Video.

3. The external video URL or embed code is required.

4. Depending on the source, the video thumbnail and name will automatically populate from the external source.

5. Enter a description is one is desired and any additional metadata as desired.

6. Click Create External Presentation.

Once the presentation is created with the external media, it can be managed as any other Mediasite presentation. This includes security and sharing.

Since the videos exist outside of Mediasite there are a few limitations including editing, captions and some of the engagement features.