3. Media

The media post offers an easy way to publish just an image or a video. It makes the media directly visible in the feed and allows you to just share an image or video outside of a longer article.

For external videos you can use YouTube, for internal videos we offer MyVideo.

Media post with an image

What do I need?

Very simple: you need the image and a headline.

How does the media post with an image look like?

Create a media post with an image

  1. Click on the burger menu.
  2. Click Create Content.
  3. Select an audience and click Next step.
  4. Select the template Media and click Use this template.
  5. Select a topic and click Create post to start writing.

Add the headline

Enter the headline.

Add the image

  1. Click on Image.
  2. Upload an image from your desktop or choose an existing image from your Media Library.

Media post with a video

What do I need?

Very simple: you need the URL of the YouTube/MyVideo-video you want to embed and a headline.

How does the media post with a video look like?

You can find an exemplary media post with a YouTube video here: https://ingenuity.siemens.com/2020/06/siemens-ai-lab-munichs-idea-lab-on-artificial-intelligence/

Create a media post with a video

  1. Click on the burger menu.
  2. Click Create Content.
  3. Select an audience and click Next step.
  4. Select the template Media and click Use this template.
  5. Select a topic and click Create post to start writing.

Add the headline

Enter the headline.

Add the video

  1. Click on Video.
  2. Copy the YouTube URL for the video you want to embed, e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFr9Myr0ags.
  3. Then you see a field that says “YouTube URL/ID”. You can paste the whole YouTube URL in the field, the video ID is taken automatically.
  4. Leave the toggle for “Is this a livestream” inactive.

For the internal live video, copy the “Embed” code offered on MyVideo and paste it into the field.

Publication process

Follow the checkout process. You can find more information here.