Darton State College Web Services | Add a Video
Add a Video
Technology Services Division has special servers designated for hosting videos. If you are wanting a streaming video on your site, your first step will be to contact Josh Lamb about acquiring hosting for your video.
Once you have acquired hosting for your video, you will need to contact the Web Services team about creating a "Landing" Page for your video.
What is the purpose of a "Landing" Page?
The purpose of a landing page is to give your potential viewer some information about the video you are wanting them to watch. This information should include a small "blurb" about your video. This blurb should give a description of your video and entice the person to watch your video. In addition to your blurb, the file size should be included so that users with a slow connection are aware that it might take them awhile to be able to view the video. Lastly, the type of media will be included on the page so the viewer will be aware of what media player is required to play the video and whether or not they will need to download and install a software.
Once your "Landing" page has been created to your satisfaction, a link will be placed off of your main pages to the "Landing" Page.