How do I post an image or video on Padlet?

If a picture is worth a thousand words, every padlet is worth a million.

Padlet allows you to post images and videos from your device, webcam, or the internet. Here's how:

Get started

  • Any image or video posted to a padlet must be added through a post.
  • Begin by setting up a new post in your padlet by clicking the "+" icon, double-clicking anywhere on the padlet, or tapping "C" on your keyboard.

Upload an image or video from your device

  • To post an image or video that is stored on your device, click the green file upload icon on the left side of the new post window.
  • Clicking this icon will open a new window where you can select the desired file from your device.
  • You can also drag and drop a file from your desktop onto the post window.
  • Once the file loads in your post, click Publish to complete the post.

Upload an image or video from your webcam

Webcam images
  • To post an image from your webcam, click the green camera icon.
  • This will open your webcam. You may have to allow permission for your browser to access your webcam.
  • Use your webcam to take a photo that will show up in your post.
Webcam videos
  • To post a video from your webcam, click the pink horizontal ellipsis (...) button on the right side of the post window
  • This will open a new window with lots of options for file uploads. Click the Video Recorder Icon on the top right.
  • This will open your webcam. You may have to allow permission for your browser to access your webcam.
  • Use your webcam to take a video that will show up in your post.
  • For either image or video, remember to click Publish to complete the post.

Upload an image or video from the Internet

  • To search and add an image from the internet, begin by clicking the orange image search icon on the right side of your post window.
  • This will open a search window where you can scour the internet for the perfect photo, video, GIF, song, or any other kind of link.
  • Decide what file you want to search for by selecting from the tabs underneath the search bar.
  • Select the file you want to add to your post and don't forget to Publish!

Now you can fill your padlets with images and videos from the internet, your device, and your camera. The possibilities are endless! You'll never get tired of making beautiful padlets and we'll never get tired of helping you.


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