How To Add Your Live Stream To Your Website

If you're already using Zoom meetings, hosting webinars, live streaming on Facebook or YouTube, or wish to start, this post will be very helpful for you.


Live streaming has proved itself as a valuable way for businesses to communicate with people who are interested in their products and services. It serves many purposes in the business world and will continue to grow. Some businesses use live streaming to support their brand, products, services cause, or event. This powerful option that can be used to build communities and convert onlookers and groups of people into buyers no matter how large or small! Some businesses even offer paid live stream training events.


It’s profitable to use social media platforms to live stream, but there is value in integrating live streaming on your website. It gives you more control over your content, comes across as more professional when done right, and boosts your sales when done correctly, and lowers your bounce rate tremendously!


The best part about what we're about the methods we're about to share in this post is they don't require any additional costs outside of your current website or hosting plan! Scroll to the bottom for extra help accomplishing these steps and share with any business mind you know that can use the information.



YouTubers, if you live stream on YouTube you'll only have to do this once, follow these steps. These steps can be implemented on any platform:


  1. Create A Website- If you need help or advice creating your website or need an expert graphic designer to create one for you scroll to the bottom and schedule a phone consultation with us

  2. Click This Link- While you're logged in to YouTube go to this link: https://www.youtube.com/live_dashboard?nv=1 

  3. Right-Click On The Video- It will give you the option to copy the URL.

  4. Copy The Video URL Or Embed Code- Depending on your website provider or the video plug-in/ widget you're using you'll need to copy the URL or the embed code for the next step.

  5. Paste The Video URL Or Embed Code- You'll need to paste what you copied in the previous step to your website. The website platform or video plugin/ widget that you use will let you know if you need to copy/paste the video URL or the embed code.


Embedding Your Video

If your website platform does not have a video plugin/widget or you don't want to use the options they have available you can still accomplish this by embedding your YouTube live stream. You'll need to install the embed code on your website where ever you want the live stream to appear. You will only have to do this once. Your live stream will show up each time you go live from now on.




Facebook bosses, if you live stream on Facebook you may have to follow these steps before each stream. These steps can be implemented on any platform:


  1. Create A Website- If you need help or advice creating your website or need an expert graphic designer to create one for you scroll to the bottom and schedule a phone consultation with us

  2. Click To Go Live- Once you click to live stream from the appropriate page your screen will look similar to the picture below

  3. Click To Allow Embedding- This will tell Facebook to generate an embed code

  4. Copy the embed code- Select and copy the embed code

  5. Paste The Embed Code- You'll need to paste what you copied in the previous step to your website



Embedding Your Facebook Video

If your website platform does not have a video plugin/widget or you don't want to use the options they have available you can still accomplish this by embedding your Facebook live stream. You'll need to install the Facebook embed code on your website where ever you want the live stream to appear. You may have to do this each time you stream on Facebook.





Zoom boomers, if you are using Zoom Meetings to host meetings or webinars you'll have to have a WordPress site to implement these steps:


  1. Create A Wordpress Website- If you need help creating your WordPress website or need an expert graphic designer to create one for you scroll to the bottom and schedule a phone consultation with us.

  2. Download & Install Zoom Meetings for Wordpress Plugin- You'll need to search for the plugin and install it.

  3. Activate Plugin- Click to activate Zoom Meetings for Wordpress Plugin.

  4. Create An App With API Key- You can retrieve your Zoom API information at Marketplace.zoom.us.

  5. Add API keys Into Wordpress- The set up is complete once the API keys are added and can now connect to your Zoom account, you will notice that the plugin will show recent meetings. The Zoom for Wordpress Integration Plugin can now manage various Zoom settings for you.

  6. Use Shortcode- add the shortcode it generates (with Zoom Meeting ID) to the desired page on your website wherever you want your meeting or webinar to appear.

  7. Publish Page- Once you hit publish you're all set and good to go!



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