Website Editor: Quick Guides

How to add a Youtube playlist on your website

This is a really easy process.

In Youtube:

  1. The first step is to sign into Youtube and click the upload button at the top of the page.
  2. Select the video you would like to upload from your computer and edit some basic information in the settings of the video, add a title and description etc that gives viewers a bit of an idea what your video is about.
  3. Once the video has finished uploading click publish. This will mean that your video will be publicly viewable.
  4. The next step is to view the video. To do this click the video.
  5. As it is playing, under the video you will see ” + Add to”, click this and then select create a new playlist and your first video will be uploaded to that playlist.
  6. Repeat the process of uploading your next video, publishing it, viewing it, and adding it to the playlist you have created.
  7. Once you have added all the videos you wish you can then add this playlist to your FMS Essentials Plus website by clicking the share button underneath the youtube playlist.
  8. Select “start of playlist” for the option “start playing from” and copy the url link.

Back in the CMS of your Fairfax Marketing Services website:

  1. Select Manage Pages and go to the page that you want to add your playlist to.
  2. Once you are on the page, Click on menu in the top left hand corner, and select Add Element.
  3. Under the “Media” heading click on Youtube and drag and drop it to where you want it on the page.
  4. Paste the URL link of the youtube playlist (previously copied) and click the done button.
  5. Don’t forget to hit Preview and Publish when you are ready to go live.
  6. Always check the live site to make sure things are appearing as you wan them to.