How to Embed a Panopto Video

Embedding allows you to take your video and place it inside VU Collaborate in the Learning Space or a News Item. 

This guide will cover embedding a video using the insert stuff tool and embedding videos using the session embed code native to VU Collaborate. 


Step One: Embedding a Video Using the Insert Stuff Tool 

 1. Go to the Learning Space and navigate to where you would like to embed the video.

Learning space

2. Click New and select New Document.  

New and select new document

3. Click on the Insert Stuff button. 

Insert stuff tool

4. Click on Panopto from the list. 

Select panopto from the list

5. Select the folder that contains the video you would like to embed. 

 Select folder to open video

6. Select the desired session for embedding (Multiple selections are supported) and then click Insert (bottom right - you may need to scroll down).

Panopto insert stuff choose video

7. Click Insert to embed the content within the editor for publishing.

Panopto insert stuff insert to VUC

8. Make any additional changes needed for your content addition and click Save and Close to complete. 


Step Two:  Embedding a Video Using the Session Embed Code

1.  To obtain an embed code from within your Panopto library, click on either My Folder or Everything to locate the video for sharing.

Panopto Library 

2.  Click on Share for the video you want to embed.

Select video and then select share button

2.  Once inside the Share page, click on the dropdown arrow under Who has access: and select Anyone with the link

Access settings to anyone with the link

3.  Click Embed. The HTML code provided from this tab can be placed on any website to embed the session. Highlight the code and copy it to your clipboard or select Copy Embed Code

Copy Embed Code

For more information on video controls you can use, refer to custom controls.

4.  To add this to your unit space, go to the Learning Space for your unit and navigate to where you wish to insert the embed. 

5.  Click New and select Video or Audio.

select new and video and audio

6.  Paste the embed code (CTRL + V), provide the video with the title in VU Collaborate and click Save.

Add video or audio and title video and select save


Further Support

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