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Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Click Add Media

1. Add Media

In the Admin Menu, click on the Content link.

From the Content list, click the Media tab.

Click the Add Media button.

Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Click Video Link

2. Click Video Media Link

You'll be redirected to a page of links to different media types.

Click the Video link.

Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Add Name and URL

3. Add Video Information

On the Add Video form:

Name field = enter the name of the video.

Video URL field = paste in the URL of the video (currently only YouTube and Vimeo are supported).

Click the Save button.

Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Completed Video Addition

4. Completed Video Addition

The completed video will appear with its metadata.

It looks a little bit funny, though, because the preview image is stacked right on top of the video.

This can be handled in a variety of ways, but for the time being we're just going to do a little display adjustment by clicking on the Manage Display tab.

Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Adjust Display

5. Adjust Thumbnail Image

Click the cog for the Thumbnail field:

  • Label select field = Above.
  • Image Style select field = Medium (220x220).
  • Click the Update button.

Click the Save button.

 

Drupal 8 - Media - Video Media Type - Add Video - Display Adjusted

6. Completed Adjustment

The completed, adjusted video will display.