But sometimes, that’s not quite enough. Sharing your Facebook Gaming videos on a website can really extend the reach of your content.
In this article we will be covering how to embed your Live videos outside of Facebook onto a personal or business website, as well as answer some questions about the benefits of of embedding videos of your live stream.
Let’s get started!
How to Embed Videos From Facebook onto a Site
Before we get started settings things up, we have to make sure we set the audience to Public. If we don’t do this our video won’t be able to play outside of Facebook.
Once that is done, we can begin getting our videos ready to embed.
There are two different methods to create a video embed.
Creating an Embed in Live Producer
The first one we will be covering is in Live Producer.
Click Settings > Stream.
Click the Embed Live Video toggle ON.
Click Get embed code and select a video size.
The video will be blank until you go live. Keep this in mind when using the embed code on your site.
Creating an Embed from a Page, Profile, Event, or Group
The second way to create a video embed is select a video directly from the place the video is being displayed on Facebook.
Navigate to the Live video you want to create an embed for.
Open the video in full screen.
Click the three dot icon in the top right corner and select Embed.
Click on Copy Code.
There are a few options available to customize your embed.
Include full post
This will cause your embedded video to display the video title, as well as the description, comments, and reactions.
Designate video start time
This allows you to designate a timestamp that the video will start from in your embed.
Posting Your Video with the Embed Code
Whichever option you’ve chosen above, you should now have a video embed code.
Simply paste the embed code into the HTML of the website you want share the video to.
Where Can You Embed Facebook Gaming Videos?
You can Embed a Facebook Gaming Video into any website you own, or have access to.
You cannot embed videos into other sites that the owner has not given express permission to.
Reasons to Embed a Facebook Live Video
A video embed is a great way to draw external traffic to your site. This will improve your clickthrough rate and improve your site SEO.
Using a video embed is preferred over simply linking a video as an embed has more impact on your sites overall performance.
Embedding a video can improve the user experience on your site, as they do not have to leave in order to enjoy your content.
Customized start times can also be really helpful for visitors to your site, as you are able to show exactly the part of the video you want. Instead of the viewers having to sit through the whole thing, or having to search through for the interesting parts, they can get right into the intended section.
Difference Between a Facebook live video ID and a Video Embed Code
The Facebook video ID is Facebook’s full identifying number that allows you to manipulate the video. This ID is used to make changes to your video.
A video embed code is a snippet of this ID used to direct a website to the posted video. This allows you to create segments of your live streaming or videos and engage your viewers.
Hopefully this article has been helpful in getting your embed up and running. Posting your Facebook video directly to your website can be an amazing way to both improve your user’s experience on your site.
A video embed is an easy way for businesses and companies to feature content they created on Facebook, as well as make their websites more interesting for potential users and customers.
So what are you waiting for? You’re now an expert at setting up a Facebook video embed. Go live on your Facebook Page and start putting your live streams up on your website for everyone to watch!