The Media component displays videos on a web page. It is intended to be used for videos that have been uploaded to the Asset library. Those who want to point to videos on external sites, such as YouTube or Vimeo, are encouraged to use the Media-External component

To embed an audio or video file, upload it to your assets library. On the page, click and drag the Media component to location where you want the file to appear. 

Properties window

After placing the component on the page, open its properties by clicking on the configure (wrench) icon. From the assets tab, select the file you want to display and drag it to the box that reads "Upload Media Asset." Once placed, click the check icon to close the window. 

The uploaded file should appear on the page. 

Drop asset here box
This image shows a video file as it is pulled into the configure window of a media component. Place a video that should appear on a page where the box reads "Drop asset here."

Other properties that can be configured in the settings window include:

Google Analytics tracking: Check this box to track the video plays using the Google Analytics code that was placed using the Analytics component.

Video Aspect Ratio: Choose the aspect ratio for the video. Options include 16:9 (standard for web video); 4:3, 5:3, 1:1, 21:9, or 24:10

Closed Caption file: Upload a closed caption file. These are normally formatted with a vtt extension.

Media Player Theme: Select a theme for the video player. 


Help / Support

For questions and / or CMS support please file a ticket by either:

  • Clicking on the "Request CMS Support" link at the bottom right hand corner of this page and filling out the form
  • Filing a Ticket directly in the Ticketing system. You will need to be logged in to file a ticket directly.