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Adding a Video to my blog
June 6, 2013
9:17 pm
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Bill Osborne
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Hi Chris….

 

I want to add a video to my blog for the first time.  I clicked on “choose a video to upload”, selected the video file from My Videos, and clicked on “upload”. 

 

I get the blogger box “Uploading Video”.

 

Then I get a pop-up box…”The page at http://www.blogger.com says:”

 

“We are sorry, but there was an error while uploading your video.”

 

Any ideas?

 

Thanks,

 

Bill Osborne

June 7, 2013
2:35 am
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Bill Osborne
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Actually, I was able to do it via YouTube.

 

Thanks,

 

Bill

June 7, 2013
9:27 am
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MrGeek
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That makes sense. YouTube is owned by Google. When you upload videos there, it is easy to link to your blog.

Chris says that is a good video to create.

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June 10, 2013
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I really hoped to get a video made yesterday on this.  Didn’t happen.

The only thing I would add is after you have your video on Youtube, I would use Youtube’s embed code … copy and paste it into blogger … rather than using Blogger’s insert video button.  When you get a youtube video using Blogger’s button, you’re limited in the size of the video playback window.

Tutorial video coming soon.  Good job Bill.

June 12, 2013
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I did it!  Two new blogger tutorial videos about adding videos to your blog:

 

1. Uploading video to Youtube

2. Insert Video in Blog

 

Let me know if this helps.

February 22, 2015
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Carol Vyrostek
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YouTube has definitely stopped the ability to block other suggested videos at the end of our videos.  The little code you suggested to add to the HTML no longer works.  They are one step ahead at all times.

February 24, 2015
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Darn … I haven’t found anything else.Frown

March 24, 2015
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GOOD NEWS!

I’m not sure if I was just blind before, or if they’ve changed something yet again, but the checkbox to prevent playing similar videos at the end is definitely there now. 

After clicking on Embed, click on the button below that box where it says, “Show More” that will open up the list of options to check on or off. One of the options is: Show suggested videos when the video finishes

It works!

Yay!

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