This page has not been updated yet for Cascade CMS, but you should still find some helpful information below. If you have any questions, please contact the Web Applications team.

Locate the video

Go to the YouTube site. Locate and select the video you wish to place on your web page. Copy the URL of the video.

Copy Link

Locate and select the page

In different browser window or tab, open WebEdit. Locate the page you wish to edit and click the edit tab.

Edit Tab

Insert the video

Scroll down to a Content area. Click within the WYSIWYG editor at the location where the video will be placed. Hit the Enter key (on your keyboard) to insert a blank line.

Select Place

Click the Insert/Edit Embedded Media button in the editing toolbar.

Insert Video

Make sure “YouTube” is selected in the Type field, and then paste the YouTube URL into the File/URL field. Click the Insert button to close the media window.

Change HTTP to HTTPS

Submit to save

When finished entering content, click the Submit button at the very bottom of the page.


Spell check

A spell check may appear. You can either modify specific words, or leave them set to "ignore" and Submit one more time.


A green bar at the top of the screen will indicate that your data was saved successfully.

Edit Successful

Next step

If the changes are ready to be viewed publicly, publish the page.

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