how can I upload my own videos from my computer to my site?

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I would like to add a video but all I find is apps for youtube and google and etc. I would like to upload a video from my computer and put it on my site so all can see it. some places block youtube.
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Hi Chris,
Unfortunately we don't currently have a tool that allows you to upload your video and play it on your Yola site; the alternative is to use YouTube, Google Video or MetaCafe.

I'm sorry we don't have another option at this time.

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Here's a thread from earlier that may be of help to you.
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Yahoo and MSN both have video services you can upload and then link to....Yahoo Videos and MSN service is called Soapbox
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It is possible to appear to host your own video. In my opinion this is the best solution.

You need to upload your video file to your file manager then go to the link below and fill out the form.

The URL of the video once its in your file manager is

the file extension depends on the video file your using

It looks more proffesional than using YT etc.

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Upload your video from your own computer to youtube, then link that video back to yolasite. I would guess that this would be your best bet.
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Do we have the tools now that its 5 years later? lol
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Laura Thomas

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Hi Alec,

We do not have a widget to host video directly in your Sitebuilder and as there are so many alternative video hosting services available that we are compatible with, it's not something we plan to add. If you have specific feedback about why you think it would be useful, I'm more than happy to pass it on to our product and engineering teams.
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I agree with Alec. I don't want my content to be shown on other sites because it is something that my followers sign up exclusively for. If I had it on Youtube, they wouldn't bother to sign up to it, therefore not generating an email or client.