Video Hosting

Options: YouTube and Vimeo (Audio


Once you edit your video, make sure it's smaller than 2GB in size, in an acceptable file format, and less than 15 minutes
unless you have permission to upload videos of unlimited duration  (or split the video into Part One and Part Two)
NOTE: Supported YouTube Formats

Here's a list of some well-known formats that YouTube supports:

  • WebM files - Vp8 video codec and Vorbis Audio codecs
  • .MPEG4, 3GPP and MOV files - Typically supporting h264, mpeg4 video codecs, and AAC audio codec
  • .AVI - Many cameras output this format - typically the video codec is MJPEG and audio is PCM
  • .MPEGPS - Typically supporting MPEG2 video codec and MP2 audio
  • .WMV
  • .FLV - Adobe-FLV1 video codec, MP3 audio

If you are a camera or a software vendor, you’ll want to carefully review the links below in order to better understand how to optimize your content for YouTube:

If all of these things are in order, you are now ready to upload!
  1. Create Account - (validate in email) and Log into YouTube

To upload your video to YouTube:

  1. Click the Upload link at the top of any YouTube page.
  2. Click the Upload video button to browse for the video file you'd like to upload to our site. Select the file you want to upload and click Open.
  3. As the video file is uploading, enter as much information about your video as possible in the relevant fields (including Title, Description, Tags, and Category). You're not required to provide specific information, but the more information you include, the easier it is for users to find your video!
  4. Click the Save changes button to save the updates you've made to the video file

How to Upload a Youtube Video (longer than 15 minutes) 

  1. Video How to  - 
Insert Youtube in your Google Site:
  1. Insert Menu  - Go to VIDEO and YouTube
  2. Paste the location of your YouTube Video (this will embed the video in your site to view on the site)
  3. Save the page, you will then be able to view the video 

To upload your video to VIMEO:

  1. Vimeo -
  2. Join Vimeo
    makes it easy for you to upload any kind of video you create. We accept tons of different file formats and even offer a Desktop Uploader. Basic (free) accounts allow for 500 MB of storage every week, and we provide easy tools to customize your videos to fit seamlessly into any website or blog. We even support High Definition. Yep, that's right, HD in full 720p!
  3. You will wait in line to have the video ready
  4. Insert the link to the video in your site
  5. Copy the EMbed code (edit in google site, note HTML on the toolbar, you will see the code)
  6. Paste the code into the the Google Site
  7. Save the page, you will then be able to view the video

To attached your Audio 

  1. You can browse and attache your audio on the google site page
    (to hear, it will need to be downloaded to play
  2. Other Options upload and host to anothe service 

To upload your Audio and host on

  1. Create account on to host audio (create account, upload file and copy the embed code)
  2. File Format Options
    .wav, mp3, etc
  3. Option (depending on device, you may need to convert the file to upload)
  4. Copy Link to Google Site
  5. Copy Embed code
  6. Edit the page - go to html and paste the embed code into the page and the player will appear below
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