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Embedding a Panopto Video in a Page in D2L

If you'd like to display a Panopto video with other content, like text, images, or links, you can embed it using D2L's HTML Editor. These instructions focus on embedding Panopto videos in a page in the Content area, but you can also add them to news items and descriptions for submission folders, quizzes, and discussion topics and forums. 

  1. Click Content in the course navigation bar.
  2. Click the New button, then select Create a File from the dropdown menu. A new page will be created in your course site, and the HTML editor will be displayed.
  3. Enter a title for the new page.
  4. Add any text you want appear with the video in the large text box.
  5. Click the Insert Stuff icon. It's the very first link on the left in the text editor menu. A pop-up menu with options for adding different types of media will open.
  6. Choose the Panopto Insert Stuff option in the menu on the left side of the window.  A pop-up window that shows your Panopto account will open.
  7. Find your video:
    • (A) If you haven't uploaded the video yet, click the Upload tab, then locate the video you want to add.
    • (B) If you previously uploaded the video, simply select it from your list of videos in the Choose tab, which is displayed by default.
  8. Click the Insert button at the bottom-right corner of the window. If you don’t see it, you might need use the rightmost scroll bar and scroll down to reveal the Insert button.

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