Add a video or audio file to the website

In this video you can learn how to add a video or audio file to your website, by either linking to the file, using YouTube, Facebook or SoundCloud.

Add a video or audio file to the website as a link:

To add a video/audio file to the website as a link you first have to upload the file to ChurchDesk Files. See how to upload a file here. The file size cannot exceed 50MB.

NB! ChurchDesk does not have an automatic video or audio player on the website, so by using this method, the video/audio file cannot be played directly on the website, but the visitor must download the file first.

How to add a video/audio file to your website as a link

  1. Go to the page where you want to add the file and click on 'Edit'
  2. Highligt the text that should be the link, for example "See the video here"
  3. Click on the link-icon (LinkIt) and in the field "Search for content" write the file name
  4. Chose the file from the dropdown
  5. Choose if the link should open in the same tab or a new tab
  6. Click on "Insert link"
  7. Save the page at the bottom

Video and audio player

Here you can learn hvor to add video/audio files to the website using YouTube, Facebook or SoundCloud. There are many other video/audio providers on the internet that you also can use. The procedure will be the same for everyone as long as you can find an embed code for the video or audio file.

Add a YouTube video to your website:

  • Upload or find the video on YouTube
  • Click on the button "Share"
  • Klik på "Embed"

After you have clicked on 'Embed' you will get an iFrame code, that you need to copy and insert into your website:

Now you have copied the iFrame code from YouTube:

  • Go to the page on your website, where you want to embed the video
  • Click on 'Edit"
  • Click on 'Deactivate texteditor' under the textbox or the button "Source"
  • Insert the iFrame and finish by saving

Before you save, we would recommend that you make one change to the code to make the video width responsive:

  • Where it says: width="560"
  • Change it to: width="100%"

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Add a video from Facebook:

  • First upload or find the video on Facebook and click on it to open it
  • Click on the button with the three dots in the right corner below the video
  • Click on "Embed"
  • Copy the iFrame code

Now you have copied the iFrame code from Facebook:

  • Go to the page on your website, where you want to embed the video
  • Click on 'Edit"
  • Click on 'Deactivate texteditor' under the textbox or the button "Source"
  • Insert the iFrame and finish by saving

Before you save, we would recommend that you make one change to the code to make the video width responsive:

  • Where it says: width="560"
  • Change it to: width="100%"

Add audio files from SoundCloud:

Start by creating an account with SoundCloud and then upload your audiofiles. Do read the SoundCloud's terms of use.

  • Find the audio file on SoundCloud
  • Click on "Share"
  • Click on "embed"
  • Copy the iFramen code

Now you have copied the iFrame code from SoundCoud:

  • Go to the page on your website, where you want to embed the audio file
  • Click on 'Edit"
  • Click on 'Deactivate texteditor' under the textbox or the button "Source"
  • Insert the iFrame and finish by saving
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