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Share Media in Gato

To embed Mediaflo content in a Gato page, you can either paste a URL of the media or playlist to a Gato page, or use custom embed code to embed the media or playlist page into a Gato page.

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    1. Go to https://mediaflo.txstate.edu/.
    2. Enter your NetID and Password.
    3. Make sure "TxState Net ID" is selected.
    4. Click [Login].
    5. Under the [Media Library] tab, click [Permalink icon Permalink] under the media Thumbnail that you would like to retrieve the URL from.+

      Note: if the Permalink Icon is grayed out, it means the media has not been published yet. Click here to learn how to publish media. 
       
    6. A system generated URL will appear in the Permalink pop-up window. If you would like to create a custom permalink, type a name in the textbox at the bottom, and then click [Create]. An updated link will replace the old one at the top.
    7. Copy the URL. Right click to choose [Copy] or use your keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+C on PC, and Command+C on Mac) to copy the URL.
    1. Go to https://mediaflo.txstate.edu/.
    2. Enter your NetID and Password.
    3. Make sure "TxState Net ID" is selected.
    4. Click [Login].
    5. Click the [Playlists] tab.
    6. Click [Link iconPermalink] next to the playlist you wish to retrieve the URL from.

      Note: If the [Link iconPermalink] button is not an option next to the Playlist,click [+Create Permalink]. [Link iconPermalink] should then become visible as an option.
       
    7. A system generated Playlist URL will appear in the Playlist pop-up window. If you would like to create a custom permalink, type a name in the textbox at the bottom, and then click [Create]. An updated link will replace the old one at the top.
    8. Copy the URL. Right click to choose [Copy] or use your keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+C on PC, and Command+C on Mac) to copy the URL.
    1. Login Gato Edit or https://gato-edit.its.txstate.edu/ with your NetID and password.
    2. Select an existing or create a new page.
    3. Click [Add Content] underneath the desired section.
    4. Select [Embed Video] Content type.
    5. Click [Choose].
    6. If desired, add a [Title].
    7. Paste the Mediaflo URL into the [Video URL] text box.
    8. Click [Save Changes].
    1. Navigate to the [Media Library] tab.
    2. Click [Embed] located under the media item thumbnail that you want to embed.
    3. Select [iFrame] from the [Mode] drop-down menu.
    4. Select the checkboxes for the options you wish to apply.
    5. Copy the code. Right click to choose Copy or use your keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+C on PC, and Command+C on Mac).
    1. Navigate to the [Playlists] tab.
    2. Click [Embed Playlist] next to the Playlist you want to embed.
    3. Select [iFrame] from the Custom Plugin Code drop-down menu at the bottom of the page.
    4. Copy the text from the [Custom Plugin Code] text box at the bottom of the page. Right click to choose Copy or use your keyboard shortcuts (Ctrl+C on PC, and Command+C on Mac).

    Plug-in Custom Options and Appearance

    The Plug-in can be customized in several ways. Use the Custom Options & Appearance section to interactively select the features you want to apply. You can also preview how the Plug-in will look with the selected features by clicking [Preview]. Once you are satisfied with the Plug-in, copy the HTML Plug-in code so you can paste it into a web page.

    1. Login Gato Editor https://gato-edit.its.txstate.edu/ with your NetID and password.
    2. Select an existing or create a new page.
    3. Click [Add Content].
    4. Select the [Rich Editor] Content type.

    Note: Do not use the Embed Video Paragraph

    1. Click [Choose].
    2. Select [Source] from the toolbar.
    3. Paste the embed code.
    4. Click [Save].

For more information regarding Gato, click the link below:

http://gato.its.txstate.edu/