How To Add Media to an Update

Updates are a great way to keep in touch with your contributors and followers, especially when you include files, photos, and videos!

To include Video in your Updates:

  • Go to your campaign home page
  • Click on the “Updates” tab
  • To add a video, select the "Play Button” thumbnail ('Insert Video' thumbnail)
  • Paste the Video Embed Code into the "Video Embed Code" field
  • Click "Insert"

To locate your Video Embed Code: 

  • Visit your video page (on YouTube or Vimeo)
  • Right-click on your video
  • Select "Copy Embed Code"
  • Once your Video Embed Code has been copied, return to your "Updates" Tab to paste the code into the "Video Embed Code" field
  • Click “Post an Update”

To Include an Image: 

  • Go to your campaign home page
  • Click on the “Updates” tab
  • To add an Image, select the "Mountain” thumbnail ('Insert Image' thumbnail)
  • Select "Choose File"
  • Select the Image you'd like to upload
  • Alternately, you can simply drag and drop Images from your computer, into the "Update" field

To Include a File: 

  • Go to your campaign home page
  • Click on the “Updates” tab
  • To add a File, select the "Paperclip” thumbnail ('Insert File' thumbnail)
  • Name your file (optional)
  • Select "Choose File"
  • Select the File you'd like to upload
  • Alternately, you can simply drag and drop Files from your computer, into the "Update" field

You can use Updates even after your campaign deadline. Please note that your "Updates" tab does not appear until after your campaign is "Live!"

 

Related Links:

If you would like to learn more about sending Updates, please visit our article:  How to Send Campaign Updates

For more information about how to make the most of each updates, please visit our blog:  How to Use Updates on IndieGoGo

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