Adding a video to your webpage can add that extra ZING and interaction with your viewers and can giv so much info without the huge reams of page and reading time.
Embedding videos is also easy and there are some tips to have them looking great.
Most video hosting sites like YouTube or Vimeo will provide you with the embed code that you can just copy and paste that code into the HTML screen of your website. They also give you options to manipulate what people see when you embed the video. Here is a screen shot from YouTube:
As you can see they give you the option to make the video to your custom size (click here for some useful size info).
Also what to display after the embedded video ends (either return to the beginning or show suggested other videos) so choose what will contribute to your webpage.
Privacy-Enhanced Mode: Enabling this option means that YouTube won’t store information about visitors on your web page unless they play the video.
Use Old Embed Code: Some sites are using old versions of web code and if your video does not display properly using the code that YouTube gives you try clicking the option and use the new code that they have given.
So what do you do with this code? Copy and paste it into the HTML/source code area of your website where you would like to .
Click here for some more detailed info from YouTube on embedding playlists and other things.