Embed a Panopto Video in WordPress

  1. Upload your video to Panopto if you haven't already. In either the Panopto tool within Canvas or the Panopto web portal, navigate to the folder that contains your video.

    Panopto web portal's Browse folder structure.

  2. Hover your mouse over your video and click Share.

    Hover activated buttons. Share button indicated.

  3. Click the Change link under "Who can access this video" (it says Only specific people and groups by default).

    A video's sharing settings, with Change link indicated.

  4. Select Public Anyone can find and access.

    A video's sharing settings dropdown, with Public: Anyone can find and access indicated.

  5. Click Embed at the bottom of the sharing settings window, to the right of Link. Use the form to customize the embed, then click Copy Embed Code.

    The Panopto embed code is located at the bottom of the Sharing settings.

  6. Access your WordPress site's dashboard. Find the post or page on which you'd like to embed the video, and click Edit (or add a new post or page). Click the Text tab at the editor's top right, and paste the embed code into the box. You can then switch back to the Visual tab if you'd like to add more content in addition to your video. When you're finished, click Publish (or Update).

    A WordPress post's editor with a Panopto embed code pasted in.

Here's what your embedded Panopto video should look like on your WordPress post or page:

An image of the finished Panopto embed in WordPress.

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