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Embedding a Panopto Video

Display a Panopto video with text, images, or links using the HTML Editor in D2L. The following instructions show how to embed a Panopto video on a page in Content, but Panopto videos can also be added to news items and descriptions areas (in submission folders, quizzes, and discussion topics and forums).

  1. Select Content in the course navigation bar.
  2. Select the New button.
  3. Select Create a File from the dropdown menu. 
  4. A new page will be created and the HTML editor will appear. Enter a title [A] for the new item.
  5. In the following text field [B], enter text that should appear with the Panopto video, such as a brief description or assignment instructions.
  6. Select the Insert Stuff [C] icon.
    Select Insert Stuff
  7. A pop-up menu with options for adding different types of media will open. Select Panopto Insert Stuff
  8. Find desired video [A]:
    • If the video has not been uploaded, select the Upload tab, then drag and drop a video file or locate the video file on the computer.
    • If the video was previously uploaded, simply select it from list of videos in the Choose tab, which will be selected by default.
    • If the video comes from a prior course, select the course name and choose Everything, then search for the title of the video.
  9. Select the Insert [B] button. If the insert button is not visible, use the rightmost scroll bar [C]and scroll down to reveal the Insert button. 
    Select Video Then Insert
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