How to Embed Google Drive Videos in Igloo
How to embed a video on Google Drive in Igloo
Step 1: Share the parent folder
Make sure that the the video you want to link is shared with the appropriate users in Google Drive. Only users who can see the video in Google will be able to see it in Igloo.
You can adjust permissions on who can view a video by right-clicking on it in your drive and selecting Share
Step 2: Open the video
Double-click the video to view it in Google Drive and use the Open in a new window button in the upper right corner to pop the video into a new window.
Step 3: Get the embed code
Select the “more actions” button on the video and then select “Embed item”.
Step 4: Copy the embed code
Copy the embed code provided to your clipboard.
Step 5: Edit your Igloo content
Create or edit a blog article, calendar event, forum discussion, HTML widget, or wiki article in your community.
Step 6: Select the embed option
In the WYSIWYG editor select Insert Video then Embedded Code.
Step 7: Paste the embed code
Paste the complete code obtained from Google Drive in the Embedded Code field and select Insert. A preview of the video frame should appear in your editor.
Anyone who has access to the content on Igloo, has access to the video in Google, and who is logged in to both places should now be able to play the video.
Anyone who does not meet the above criteria will see a blank space.