Setting Up YouTube Live

Updated 1 month ago by Brandon Livingood

You can utilize YouTube Live as your streaming provider with the Church Online Platform. Here is how to set it up:

Set up your video in YouTube:

  1. Log into your YouTube account
  2. Click the +Video icon and select "Go Live"
  3. On the left, select Stream, Webcam, or Manage - depending on your set up
  4. Once you have your webcam or live stream set up - you will click the share icon (in the top right corner)
  5. Select "Embed" and copy the <iframe> embed code.

Embed into the Church Online Platform:

  1. Log into your Church Online Platform account admin
  2. Go to your service>edit content
  3. Scroll down to the "Video" section
  4. Select "Embed Code" and paste the YouTube <iframe> code in the field
  5. Click "Save"
If your video is going auto-full screen on your mobile device, you can add"playsinline=1" at the end of your YouTube URL. Example: <iframe width="1280" height="720" src="YOUTUBE URL?playsinline=1"

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