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Posting to YouTube

Institutional Marketing and Trademark Licensing have secured an official UWyo YouTube account, providing our vast array of audiences one central location to search for and view UW-related videos. Posting videos for viewing at http://www.youtube.com/uwyo is the preferred option and can be easily integrated into CMS websites or shared among social networks.


How to Provide Videos for the UWYO YouTube Account:

  • Complete the required metadeta spreadsheet (.XLSX) for all videos that you are providing.
  • Many popular formats can be uploaded to Youtube

    • .MOV .MPEG4 .AVI .WMV .MPEGPS .FLV 3GPP WebM
  • How to name your video files for upload:

    • Your unit's university code

    • The date of production

    • Example:
      • Admissions = ADM
        October, 2008 = 200810
        First video = 01, Second video = 02, etc.
        Your file name would be: ADM-200810-01
  • Submit your video to Institutional Marketing for upload:
    • On a PC, go to \\warehouse\uprphoto$\youtube
    • On a Mac,
      • In the finder, select Go > Connect to Server
      • Go to smb://warehouse.uwyo.edu/uprphoto$/youtube in the server address field. Enter your UWYO username and password
      • If the direct connection doesn’t work on a Mac, go to https://wyosecure.uwyo.edu, log in and browse to \\warehouse\uprphoto$\youtube
  • Copy over your video files and the metadata spreadsheet into your unit's appropriate folder such as:
    • Admissions
    • Agriculture
    • Arts and Sciences
    • CTL
    • Education
    • Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Email UserHelp@uwyo.edu and provide the folder name used to store your videos and your metadata spreadsheet.  Once you have emailed the Help Desk (UserHelp@uwyo.edu) with this information please allow 2-3 days to process and upload the videos. 

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