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How to add video to Wiki articles hosted on




In the case of a YouTube video you need to extract the ID of the video from the URL. In the example of the video's ID would be U5Lm6sZFzAM, this is what is placed between the <videoflash> </videoflash> tags.

An introduction to Isaak, Brock University's Sakai-Based LMS



Wiki code:

<videoflash type="vimeo">419344</videoflash>

Vimeo does require a little more work to retrieve the "clip_id"

Google Video

Gilles Villeneuve and René Arnoux in a memorable duel for second place at the 1979 French Grand Prix.

<videoflash type="googlevideo">-8379846495749936835&</videoflash>

FLV - Your Flash Video

<videoflash type="flv"></videoflash>

Other examples


Sakai/Isaak for instructors podcast <videoflash type="youtube-playlist">89DA146E7342E8D0</videoflash>

Align videos


Resize videos

Change the size of a video embed by defining its length and width in pixels.

As an example, entering
will create an embed with a default size, but entering
<videoflash>U5Lm6sZFzAM|250|150</videoflash> ----(notice the |250|150)
will redefine the length and width.

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