Adding videos, images and links on AOL Answers

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Adding videos, images and links on AOL Answers

AOL Answers allows you to add videos, images and links when you’re asking a question to the community. Keep reading to learn how.

To add a video:
1. Click the Add Video icon.
2. A pop-up window will appear, asking you to insert the embedded code of the video you want to include. Paste the code (link to your video) in the Paste embedded code here: text box.
3. Click Insert.
4. The video will appear in the question box.

Note: There is no limit to the number of videos you can include in any given question.

To add an image:
1. Click on the Add Image icon.
2. A pop-up will appear, asking you to insert/edit image information about the image you want to include.

  • Image URL: Paste this information in the image location (Image URL).
  • Image description: Add a description if necessary.
  • Image credit: Add credit if relevant.
  • Alignment: Choose the desired alignment (left/middle/right position).
  • Dimension: Change the scale and size of the image.
  • Border: Add a border.
  • Vertical space and Horizontal space: Add spaces below and above the image.

3. Click Insert. The image will be included in the question.

To add a link:
To add a link you can simply paste the full URL in the question area; however, you can also title the URL by inserting a link type in the phrase you want to make clickable. Here’s how:

1. Highlight the specific phrase for which you would like to insert a link.
2. Click the Add Link icon.
3. Type the URL in the Link URL text box.
4. In the Target drop-down menu, select Open link in a same window or Open link in a new window.
5. Type the title (the title will appear when the mouse hovers over the link once the question is posted) in the Title text box.


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Last updated: 03-24-2011
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