Changing the size of your video

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To change your YouTube video size:

  1. Double click on the YouTube widget on your page.
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Click on Margin and move the Margin slider to the right to increase the margin around the video or customize it with the individual margin fields. It will automatically re-size the video in the widget.
  4. Click Save.

The video with the altered size will then be embedded in your page.

To change the size of your Vimeo video, you will need to change the size of the video in Vimeo, and copy and paste the embed code using the HTML Code Widget.

Here are the steps:

  1. Go to Vimeo and find the video you want.
  2. If you would like to change the size of the video, click the embed button on the right hand side of the video.
  3. A dialog box will open with the embed code. Click on Customize embed options link, and this will open options to customize the video.
  4. You can change the size of the video with the Size fields, and this will update in the embed code after a few seconds.
  5. Go back to your site, and drag and drop the HTML Code Widget onto your page.
  6. The HTML Editor will open, and paste the Vimeo embed code into the editor.
  7. You can change the two numbers shown for object width and height to make the video smaller or bigger.
  8. Click Save.

The video with the altered size will then be embedded in your page.

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