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Integrate live video with Slido event

When you run a meeting or a conference with people joining remotely, Slido allows you to make them part of the conversation. Many videos and live streaming services such as Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook Live, and others provide an iframe link that can be easily embedded into your event.

Remote participants simply enter your Slido event (via event # or event link) to see both live video and Slido polls, ideas, and questions. 

In this article:

 

Turn on the live video integration in Slido

You can embed any video with HTTPS embed code in Slido. To do so, turn on the live video options in your Event settings and insert your embed link:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Select Integrations
  3. Toggle on Live video
  4. Enter your video link (embed code)

To edit or remove your embed link, click the three vertical dots: 

🚀 Any video with HTTPS embed code can be embedded in Slido.

 

Standard requirements for the embed code

The video link for embedding can be usually found in "share or "embed" sections provided for your live video service. It usually looks similar to this: 
<iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/N5YHQ0wj-JE" width="100%" height="100%"></iframe>


For the link to work well:

  • it must contain only the iframe tag, e.g. <iframe src="https://page.com"> </iframe>
  • any kind of <script> or <div> tags have to be removed
  • make sure your link starts with https://

 

Integrate Slido with Vimeo, Facebook Live or YouTube

To integrate live video with Slido, use the iframe code to embed the video. You can use any live video service that provides an embed code. 

💡No domain is restricted. Using <iframe src="https://allhands.meeting"> automatically works.


Here's how you can get the embed link and integrate selected services with Slido: 

 

Embed Vimeo Livestream video to Slido

  1. Go to livestream.com
  2. Find your video, select Share, then Embed
  3. Copy and paste the code to Slido

 

Embed Facebook Live to Slido

  1. Go to facebook.com
  2. Find your video, click on the dropdown menu, then select Embed
  3. Copy the link and paste it into Slido

 

Embed YouTube to Slido

  1. Go to youtube.com
  2. Locate your video, select Share, then Embed
  3. Copy and paste the code to Slido

 

Preview how the live video displays for participants

To see how the embedded video looks in Slido on smaller screens, such as smartphones, click the Participant mode on the left side of your admin: 


For computer view (bigger screens), go to Participant mode, click the three dots, and select Copy link to clipboard. Then, open a new tab in your internet browser and paste the link: 

 

🚀 Useful tips: 

  • Tip 1: Embed Slido event into your website
    You can easily embed your Slido event together with the integrated video into your website. Click the link to learn more. 
     
  • Tip 2: Invite your participants to engage with your Slido event
    There are three ways of how your participants can enter the event: via an event code, event link, or QR code. You can share any of them with your participants via email, social media, or your preferred tool. Our Share a link to your event article tells you more. 

 

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