Sharing videos with your parent community is an effective way to enhance engagement. You can share videos in your post by simply adding a link, therefore parents are not required to download any external video apps or bother with complicated settings. The video will display. There are two ways to share videos with your community:

  • Upload a Video to Google Drive and share the link through Posts

  • Upload a Youtube Video and share the link through Posts

Upload a Video to Google Drive and share the link through Posts

Uploading it to Google Drive is another easy way to share videos with your community.

1. Ensure you are logged into your Google Account and open Google Drive.

2. Click the +New button on the left-hand side and upload your video from your computer. If your video file is already uploaded to Google Drive, locate it in your Drive’s file list.

3. Click on the video file once to highlight it. Right-click on the file name to open a menu of options and select Share.

4. In the pop-up window that appears, you can choose to share the video via a link. This window also has specific permission settings in this window. To share the video with the privacy settings for only those with the link to be able to view the video, click Change select "Anyone with the link can view" option from the list

05. Click on the Copy link option. Navigate to the Posts section on the Skoolbag Console and Create a New Post.

06. Paste the link in the Webpage Attachment section of your post.

Upload a Youtube Video and share the link through Posts

The easiest way is to upload the video on Youtube and share the link with your community. If you select to make it 'Unlisted' to ensure that it cannot be found online other than where you have given access to it by sharing the link.

1. Upload the video to Youtube

2. Update the privacy settings

3. Get the link to add to your SkoolBag post

4. Navigate to the Posts section on the Skoolbag Console and Create a New Post.

Paste the link in the Webpage Attachment section of your post.

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