Simple Video in Web Pages


As part of the Mentoring for elearning in the BCF this post show how easy it is to insert videos into content.

How they look, work and how easy they are to include them in your web pages and Moodle courses to show competency to students.

The “iframe tag”

This embeds your video as code and helps to save file size especially in Moodle which has a restricted file size of 8Mb. It opens up a frame in the web page and inserts the video into the frame.

CODE Example

Click on the link to go to and watch the video or click the Play triangle to watch video in the current page.

NOTE Remove the “Bold Red Characters” copy and paste code into a webpage to see it work

<!–iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”; frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen>–>

The “youtube Link”

HTML5 Code Video

About wallandceiling

I currently design, create and administer over 180 Moodle online courses as part of a project in tafeSA with the BJIT Business Services Team. This project has highlighted a need for training in Moodle and how to implement and maintain courses online. I have been a lecturer in Wall & Ceiling Lining (Drywall for Americans) in Adelaide South Australia involved in the CPSISC validation of the CPC08 National Training packages and the CBA Program to build capacity in assessment through the use of Action Learning and Assessment for Learning principles.
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