Multimedia Page Elements
Adding an Inline Image from Google Drive to a Page
Upload the image to Google Drive. Share the image. Make sure the permissions are correct and select and copy the Link URL. In Edit
mode on the website, click Insert Image where you want to insert a new image. Click Web address (URL) and paste the link you copied.
The link will have a globally unique identifier such as the one below. Change the link as follows:
If you did this correctly you should be able to see your image. Hit OK to add your image.
Adding an Inline Flash Movie Animation (SWF) File
Upload the animation (swf file) to Google Drive. Share the file and copy the URL. In edit mode where you wish to insert the animation
<iframe src="SWF_URL" height="XXX" width="YYY"></iframe> and replace IMAGE_URL with your URL, XXX with the desired
height in pixels and YYY with the desired width. Make sure to keep the double quotes around the parameters. Change the URL as
described for inline images (uc?id= style).
Adding a Flash Movie Animation (SWF) File as a Link
This is used for the slideshow links of monthly winners which open in a new browser tab. Type "slideshow", highlight and click the link
and paste your SWF URL. Change the URL as before (uc?id= style). Check the Open in a new window checkbox and click OK.
Adding a Google Video file (e.g. FLV files from Proshow)
Upload the video file to Google Drive and share it. Copy the URL. In Edit mode on a site page click Insert->Video->Google Docs Video (not Google Video). Paste in the URL (you to not need to change the URL format).
Creating FLV files with Proshow Gold
The following instructions are written for Proshow Gold version 5. Older versions may be slightly different.
Open your slideshow in Proshow Gold
Hit the Publish button on the top menu
Under "For the Web" Select Flash as output type
Set the Options Tab as follows:
Resolution 480x270 px
Video Bitrate: try 1.5M Broadband
Hit the Create button and name your output file
Your browser will open and run your slideshow. Three files will be created (.swf, .html, and .flv). The file to upload to this site is the
.flv file (flash video).
Your flash slideshow should be 50MB or less to upload. If it is > than 50MB then repeat the steps above with a lower video bitrate.
Each step will reduce the video size by approximately half.