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Add YouTube and Other Videos to Square Online

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Adding videos to your website can add visual appeal and make your site more engaging. In Square Online, you can add videos in a variety of ways. You can upload your own video file, embed a video directly from YouTube or add videos from other hosts using embeddable code.

Note: Video backgrounds for sections aren’t supported at this time.

Video Upload

The Square Online’s direct video uploader provides a fast and easy way to add more media to your site without the distraction of third-party links and advertisements. All common video file types are supported, with a maximum of 100 MB per video.

To upload a video file directly to your Square Online site:

  1. In yourSquare Online site editor, open the page where you want the video added.

  2. Select + Add > Section, and choose Video.

  3. Under Source, select Custom upload and choose the video file to upload.

  4. Adjust other settings, such as video loop and automatic playback, as needed.

  5. Complete any other edits and select Publish to see the changes live.

Embed Videos from YouTube

To embed videos on your Square Online site from YouTube:

  1. In your Square Online site editor, open the page where you want the video added.

  2. Select + Add > Section, and choose a Video.

  3. Select the section to see the different aspects of it you can customise further, and add your YouTube URL to the editing panel.

  4. Complete any other edits and select Publish to see the changes live.

Embed Videos from Other Hosts

If you have videos you want to add from a different host besides YouTube, you can also add those videos with embeddable code. To do so:

  1. In your Square Online site editor, open the page where you want the video added.

  2. Select +Add > Section, and choose an Embed code section to embed videos from other hosts.

  3. Select the section to see the different aspects of it you can customise further, and add your video’s embed code to the editing panel.

  4. Complete any other edits and select Publish to see the changes live.

Learn more about adding embed code to your website for more information on adding third-party content to Square Online.

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