Embed a Dropbox video using Embed code
  • 07 Aug 2023
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Embed a Dropbox video using Embed code

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You can embed videos to any Pop-up template to deliver more information to your users. The video can be embedded in the description section. For more information on Whatfix Pop-up templates see, Choose the Pop-up template.

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You can add iFrame code for a video only through the Rich Text Editor.

Adding video embed code in a Pop-up is a 2-step process.

Step 1: Get the video embed code


Dropbox does not have an in-built embed option to insert videos. However, we can manually create one.

Use the following steps to get the video embed code:

  1. Go to the location where the video file is located in your Dropbox account.

  2. Click the Manage dropdown and then select Share with Dropbox.

  3. In the pop-up, enter the email address and then click the Share button at the bottom.

  4. You will receive an email. From the email, click View File.

  5. The video opens in a new tab. Click Copy link.

  6. Paste the copied link in a text editor.

  7. Remove any parameters after the question mark and replace it with raw=1.

  8. Replace video_link with the edited link in the following code snippet to get the embed iframe link.

<iframe src="video_link" height="480px" width="640px" allowfullscreen></iframe>

The final embed link looks like this.

Step 2: Insert the video embed code in the Pop-up

Use the following steps to insert the video embed in your Pop-up:

  1. On the Whatfix dashboard, click Widgets.

  1. Create a new pop-up using the Create widget button or edit the existing pop-up using the Edit icon.

  1. In the Description section, place the cursor where you want to add the video and double-click to open the Rich Text Editor.

  2. Click the Insert Video icon.

  3. Paste the embed code.

  4. Click Insert.

  5. Finish creating the Pop-up.

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