Share Your Video with Others

Learn how to quickly share accessible videos that engage students and set the privacy settings to control who can view your media.

tutorial

In this tutorial:

Change the Privacy Settings

  1. One the Library tab, click to open the media.
  2. Click the Privacy tab and select the desired privacy setting:
    • Only people with the link: Anyone with a link can view. Hidden from search engines.
    • Only you: Only you can view this media (Private).
  1. On the Library tab, click the Share button on the media.
    Share button on media
  2. The Share Media dialog appears. On the Link tab, click the Copy button to copy the URL to your clipboard.
    For others to view this media, the privacy setting needs to be set to Only people with the link. See Change the Privacy Setting.
  3. Paste the link into a location to share with others such as in an email or course syllabus.
    When a user clicks the link, it opens in a web browser window. Viewers can see the media, title, and description. See Add Media Details.

Get the Embed Code

Copy the embed code to share your media on a website or Learning Management System (LMS).

  1. On the Library tab, click the Share button on the media.
    Share button on media
  2. The Share Media dialog appears. On the Embed tab, enter the target dimensions for the video size into the Width and Height fields.
  3. Click the Copy button to copy the embed code to your clipboard.
  4. Paste the embed code into the HTML source code for your website or LMS.

Share a Collection of Media

Add a Collection to share a set of media with a class or group. With the shared link, viewers have the option to follow a Collection in their Feed. The Feed shows the latest media from any Collections you follow.

  1. On the Library tab, click the media options icon icon next to a Collection and select Share.
    Share folder option
  2. Click the Copy button to copy the link to your clipboard to paste into an email, your course site, or another location to share with your viewers.

Share Your Video

When you are ready to share your video with others, click the Share button below the video on the watch page.

Share your video from the Knowmia watch page

On the Link tab, click the Copy button to copy the URL to your clipboard. Paste the link into the location to share with others such as in an email or course syllabus. When a user clicks the link, it opens in a web browser window. Viewers can see the media, title, and description. 

Share video link

Embed Your Video in an LMS or Personal Website

Use the embed code to allow viewers to watch a video right on a website or Learning Management System (LMS). On the Embed tab, enter the target dimensions for the video size into the Width and Height fields. Click the Copy button to copy the embed code to your clipboard. Paste the embed code into the HTML source code for your website or LMS.

Share embedded video