YouTube Notes - Web Team Procedures and Notes

This page is intended for use only by the Web Team.

Ohlone College's YouTube Account

YouTube file types

  • Videos must be captioned. Do not rely on YouTube auto-captioning (it is not reliable and frequently produces junk or incorrect wording).
  • When embedding a YouTube video, use the HTML5 code - not the <object> tag code
  • See also Posting Video / Audio / Multimedia on Ohlone College Websites.
  • Standard Settings for Ohlone's YouTube Videos

    • Title: Include "Ohlone College" in actual title or tack on to end
    • Description:
      • Include: "Ohlone College"
      • Include "Produced: Year"
    • Tags:
      • Use: ohlonecollege "ohlone college" (with quotes!)
      • and tags related to the video
    • Category: Education
    • Video Thumbnail: Review and, if appropriate, pick another
    • Date and Map:
      • Date: Month Day, Year - If only year is known, use June 1, YEAR (i.e., middle of the year!)
      • Map Location:
        • Fremont, Calfornia

          or
        • Newark, California
    • Broadcasting and Sharing Options:
      • Privacy:

        Share your video with the world (Recommended)
      • Comments:

        Allow friends' comments automatically, all others with approval only
      • Comment Voting:

        Don't allow comment voting
      • Video Responses:

        Yes, allow responses after I approve them.
      • Ratings:
      • Embedding:

        Yes, external sites may embed and play this video.
      • Syndication:

        Yes, make this video available on mobile phones and TV.