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To upload your own videos to your Wix site, you will first need to upload them to YouTube.com or Vimeo and retrieve the video's URL. For more information, click here.


To add a video to your site:


1. From the left side of the Editor, click the plus sign to open Add.
2. From Add, click Media.
3. From Media, click Video.
4. From Video, under Video URL, type or paste the URL of your video.
5. Click Update.
6. Click outside of the video to close the Video settings window.


A video is added to your site.


To return to Add, click Back to Add from the top of the Media window.
To close Add, click X from the top right.

* Note for YouTube videos: From your YouTube video's settings, make sure that your video is set to 'Public' and that the 'Allow Embedding' box is checked (in Advanced Settings). 
Also make sure not to use the video's full screen link as it will not work in Wix's video player.
For more information about videos click here or watch the video below:

You can also try any of the video apps in the App Market: ViewBix, TubePress and iPlayerHD. Click here for more information about adding apps to your site.

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  • madcracker1

    Replied by madcracker1 March 26, 2014

    is it not possible to add video's from the files on my computer any more

    • Morgana Wix Team

      Replied by Morgana March 26, 2014



      this was never possible. You can only add videos on your Wix website that were previously uploaded on YouTube or Vimeo.



      Morgana Wix Team
  • annemendelson

    Replied by annemendelson March 23, 2014

    How do I move/delete an HTML embedded video...???

    • ariadned Wix Team

      Replied by ariadned March 23, 2014

      Hi annemendelson,

      You simply click on the HTML app. If you aren't able to click on it, please click on any element on your page and use CTRL+M to simply toggle between your elements until you get to the HTML app. 


      If you require any further assistance please let us know.


      Ariadne - Wix Team
  • movieinvestproject

    Replied by movieinvestproject March 23, 2014


    I'm having trouble uploading my videos to my site.  The urls are not listed on or in the videos.  They are listed by name only.   I've followed the help instructions for uploading videos but it doens't work due to no listed urls.


    • Rony Wix Team

      Replied by Rony March 23, 2014

      Hi David,


      What do you mean "they are not listed"?


      Please note that the URL is used to specify addresses on the World Wide Web. A URL is the fundamental network identification for any resource connected to the web. 

      For example: http://www.bla88bla88bla.com//.

      I have noticed that you have added a video ("Trailers" page) with the following URL: http://youtu.be/5IAiH28P9p8, and it works great!


      "* Note for YouTube videos: From your YouTube video's settings, make sure that your video is set to 'Public' and that the 'Allow Embedding' box is checked (in Advanced Settings). "



      While you can upload your images directly to Wix, unfortunately its not possible to upload videos.

      You can upload your own videos by first uploading and retrieving them from YouTube.com or from Vimeo. 

      For more information, click here.



      If you need any further assistance, please let us know.

      Thanks, Rony Customer Solutions
  • jasono8

    Replied by jasono8 March 20, 2014

    How do I upload a youtube video, have it on auto play, but have it muted so that people see the video playing, but don't have to listen to it?

    • gills2 Wix Team

      Replied by gills2 March 20, 2014

      Hey  jasono8,


      Currently we do not offer the feature to mute your videos. Muting them in YouTube or Vimeo only affects them locally, but not for your site visitors. 


      I would suggest creating a mute version of your video, uploading it to YouTube or Vimeo and embedding the muted version onto your site.



      Gill, Wix Team
  • boyred

    Replied by boyred March 4, 2014

    How to upload a video from your computer to wix?

    • Marina Wix Team

      Replied by Marina March 4, 2014

      In order to add a video to your Wix site you must first upload it from your computer to a video hosting site e.g YouTube, Vimeo etc.

      After doing so, please follow the instructions in the comment marked as "Best Reply" above for adding a video to your Wix site.


  • yeaidgah

    Replied by yeaidgah March 3, 2014

    Hi there,

    I need to place a video on a webpage in form of a thumbnail. I need it to open and become the correct size once it is clicked on. Is there any way to this in Wix?

    Thank yoy,




    • Ellie Wix Team

      Replied by Ellie March 3, 2014

      Hi Youness,

      Unfortunately this isn't possible at the moment. You can view our video apps as mentioned in the best reply above at our app market to create a video gallery.

      We document and learn from every feature request and bug brought to our attention. These objectives are immediately high priority milestones in Wix's product road map.

      Feel free to add your feature request to our Wish List by posting here.

      You can keep up to date with what features are coming soon here.


      All the best, Ellie
  • thalita88s

    Replied by thalita88s February 22, 2014

    Hi. Can I watch my video in HD? I put my videos on my website here from vimeo, and it says I can't watch my video in HD, and it told me to watch it from vimeo. This is my work freelance site, and i'd like my client to watch videos HD from this website :( Is there a way?

    • gills2 Wix Team

      Replied by gills2 February 22, 2014

      Hey  thalita88s,


      Vimeo is a service we do not have any control for, and our app simply allows our users to embed Vimeo video into their sites.

      Vimeo restricts HD embedding for normal Vimeo users (not Wix), and it's their service - nothing related to us and in order to do so you need to be a Vimeo Plus user. You may contact them on this regard as I'm afraid our hands our tied here.


      You can always try using YouTube as they shouldn't restrict HD embedded video.



      Gill, Wix Team
  • devashishsaha

    Replied by devashishsaha February 18, 2014


    I wish to upload videos from Dailymotion website, the url is not accepting it. What should i do ?

    • ilan-t Wix Team

      Replied by ilan-t February 18, 2014



      You can try embedding the video using the HTML app.

      With the HTML App you can test and add your own HTML code to your Wix site.

      For more information check out the tutorial below, or you can click here.

      *Take a minute to read through the Known Issues & Limitations of the HTML iFrame/Embed App via the link above before using this.

      Best regards

  • sarah79abroad

    Replied by sarah79abroad February 11, 2014


    I have been trying to embed a video but there isn't an 'update' button on the site. When I click on OK it reverts back to the template video.

    Can you please help me?

    Cheers SL

    • Hudson Wix Team

      Replied by Hudson February 11, 2014

      While browsing on the web, your computer and browser stores various information. This build up of information can sometimes cause conflict.

      Please clear your browser's cache. You can find step by step instructions here.

      Please provide us with a screen shot of the problem. For instructions on how to take a screenshot, please use this link.

      To upload the screenshot, simply click on the "Upload" button and follow the steps.


    • sarah79abroad

      Replied by sarah79abroad February 11, 2014


      Here is the screenshot - I'll clear the cache and see how we go:

    • Natty Wix Team

      Replied by Natty February 12, 2014

      Wix supports embedding sites only to Facebook.
      Please note that Wix doesn't support the option of exporting files created using Wix to another external destination/Host .

      An answer to this topic can be found in How can I add a video to my site?

  • rednev

    Replied by rednev February 4, 2014

    I have a portfolio of printed material in a gallery under my 'Work' section. Included in this gallery is a TV commercial 'still' with a link button to vimeo. Having added the 'view' button to the relevant page of my gallery, the button now appears on every page of the gallery. Can someone please advise me how to only display this button on the image 'still' of the TV commercial, not on every other image in the gallery?

    Thanks, Neil

    • ilan-t Wix Team

      Replied by ilan-t February 4, 2014

      Hi Niel,


      You can't unfortunately, to have the button you would need to add it to the image prior to uploading but this won't allow a linking function, you will need to add the link to stand alone image.


      Best regards

    • rednev

      Replied by rednev February 4, 2014

      So if I create a separate TV section to my menu I could successfully add the button/link?



    • Ritti Wix Team

      Replied by Ritti February 5, 2014


      In a gallery this will have effect on all the images - if you add it as a stand alone image (not part of a gallery) the "view" button will only affect the image respectively.

      Best, Ritti

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