If you'd like videos to play directly on your pages, there are a number of options. You can utilize the code provided by a service like YouTube, or you can upload a Flash video (.flv), Quicktime movie (.mov), or .mp4 video to your site and play them with a Flash-based video player that we've hosted for your convenience.
Videos found on websites like YouTube often provide handy HTML snippets for sharing the video on your own page. There any many benefits to using a hosting site's code. For one, you don't have to worry about uploading or space concerns on your SOM site. As well, the code provided by YouTube and the most popular sites (Vimeo, etc.) will work on desktop computers as well as iOS and other mobile devices.
You can upload an .mp4, Quicktime movie (.mov), or Flash video (.flv) to your site and play any of them with a Flash-based video player that we've hosted for your convenience. As it uses Flash, it's not accessible to users on iPads, iPhones, etc. So, for maximum accessibility, it's recommended that you also provide a direct download link to the video file.