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Add a video using the third-party embed code (MT4)

This page applies to:MindTouch 4 and MindTouch TCS

Learn to successfully embed videos from third-party video providers.

Adding third-party embed code

  1. To utilize native embed code, first contact your video hosting provider to obtain their embed code any applicable options. For our example, we'll grab a video from Vimeo:

Screenshot of a vimeo embed dialog

  1. Once we've copied the embed code, we'll add this into a MindTouch page using the Video functionality in the editor.
  2. Click the Video icon in the editor toolbar.

Video button in editor toolbar

  1. Then click the Embed tab in the Insert video dialog.

MT4 video embed for third-party video provider codes

  1. Click Insert video and your video will now be embedded on the page.

Screenshot of a third-party video embedded on a page in MT4

Brightcove troubleshooting note

Brightcove is a third-party video hosting provider that is often used. Their native JavaScript embed code does not support HTTPS. While it will work inside MindTouch, some customers will see an issue in some modern browsers when accessing their MindTouch site over HTTPS. This is because of the mixed content type (HTTP vs HTTPS) issue that occurs because Brightcove does not natively support HTTPS references to their videos.

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