Facebook Video

Simón Rodríguez’s 249th Birthday
Simón Rodríguez’s 249th Birthday

Lesson

Add a Facebook video to a post using the Xidipity template.

 

Template

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GitHub Gist

video020201.html

 

Design Notes

The template consists of a block quote which displays the reference in the editor and a Facebook iFrame which displays the video on the web. Facebook supports a variety of aspect ratios and favors those which display well on mobile devices. This can be a challenge on tablet and desktop devices.

 

Required Information

  1. Name Of Video: Cat Loves To Do Everything Dogs Do
  2. Source Link: https://www.facebook.com/thedodosite/videos/1332586680209337/
  3. Source Name: Facebook
  4. Caption text: Cat Loves Being A Dog

 

 Installation

  1. Highlight  & copy template to clipboard
  2. Open sandbox editor & paste clipboard
  3. Go to Facebook source link
  4. Click “•••
  5. Click “Embed
  6. Highlight and copy “iFrame” contents to clipboard
  7. On line 8, replace “iFRAME” with clipboard
  8. On line 9,  replace “CAPTION” with “Cat Loves Being A Dog” 
  9. Highlight updated template & copy to clipboard
  10. Place cursor where video will be embedded
  11. Click the embed ( save_alt ) button
  12. Paste the updated clipboard content into the text box
  13. Click the “OK” button

 


demonstration


 

Editor View

 

Video

Facebook

 

Web View

 

Video

Facebook

Cat Loves Being A Dog