Working with video and audio

Jaume Cardona edited this page Oct 8, 2018 · 2 revisions

Image and Media fields

Uwazi supports several embedded and native media types including: YouTube, FaceBook, SoundCloud, Streamable, Vidme, Vimeo, Wistia, Twitch, DailyMotion, mp3, mp4, wave, and others. This is achieved via integration with React-player, supporting all features this component provides.

Add an image or media field to your documents and entities to use this feature:

Image and media fields

These fields support several visualization options:

  • Hide label: if checked it won't display this field's label in library cards.
  • Full width: will remove the margins to the card border, allowing for richer visuals.
  • Show in cards: media will be displayed in cards.
  • Style, being either "Fit" will show the entire media inside the container or "Fill" will attempt to fill the container, using it's entire width. In cards, cropping is likely to occur.

Embedding media into rich text fields

In order to embed a media file, add a rich text field to a document or entity and use the following syntax:


Video embeddings are displayable and fully functional in library cards, side panel and full width view:

You can also create a time links to particular parts of the video following this syntax:

{media}(, {"timelinks": {
"51:30": "presentación y declaración inicial de Jorge Contesse", 
"01:03:03":"preguntas de la representación de la víctima", 
"01:19:30":"preguntas de la representación del Estado", 
"01:21:25":"preguntas de la representación de la CIDH", 
"01:27:49":"preguntas del Juez Pérez Pérez"}})

Which will be rendered as:

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