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How to Embed Facebook Live on a Website

Caroline Laurent
Caroline Laurent Originally published Dec 15, 22, updated Dec 19, 22

Facebook is the most widely used and loved social media platform. Due to this, live streams on Facebook are more popular.

However, if you want to share or recommend a good Facebook stream, one of the main things you may have to know is how to embed it on the Websites. Don't know how to do this? Just keep reading this blog.

In this article
  1. Why Do You Embed a Live Video on a Website?
    1. Method 1. Embed your own Live from Facebook Live Producer
    2. Method 2. Embed a Facebook Live from Share
    3. Method 3. Embed a Facebook Live from Option Menu
    4. Method 4. Using Embedded Video Player Configurator
    5. Method 5. Embed the Facebook Live with Iframely
    6. Method 6. Using Embed Code Generator
  2. Bonus Tips: Easily record your Facebook Live on your Desktop

Part 1. Why Do You Embed a Live Video on a Website?

  • Embedding a live Video helps you in boosting up your website SEO. Because in this way, your website contains both text content and videos.
  • It will help increase your website engagement, as we all love watching videos and spend more time on them than reading textual content.
  • One of the best benefits of embedding a video is that you can customize the view and play options according to your website needs. Like you can handle height, width, playtime, Autoplay, etc.
  • Another significant factor is that visitors often visit your website to watch videos. It will help you in ranking as your website is what users are demanding.

Part 2. How To Embed Live Videos on Websites

So, first of all, if you are going to embed your live stream from Facebook, then you can use the methods below.

Method 1. Embed your own Live from Facebook Live Producer

Step1 In the Facebook Live Producer, tap the settings and click the Stream option.

tap the settings

Step2 You must turn on the Embed Live Video Option first.

Step3 Then click the Get Embed Code button.

click the get embed code button

Step4 Now, select the appropriate size and then copy the embed codes.

select the appropriate size

Step5 Paste the embed codes on your website.

Method 2. Embed a Facebook Live from Share

The share button method is suitable for you if you want to embed someone other's live stream on your website.

Step1 Open the live on Facebook and then tap the share button.

Step2 In the menu, select the Embed option.

Step3 Now copy the embed codes.

Step4 Paste the codes on your website.

paste the codes on your website

Method 3. Embed a Facebook Live from Option Menu

Another method to embed a live stream is using Facebook Option Menu. It is an alternate way to the share button method.

Step1 Open Facebook and navigate to the Live Stream. Then click the Option button available at the top right corner.

Step2 Choose the embed option from the drop-down.

Step3 Click the copy button to copy all the codes.

Step4 Now paste it into your website, wherever you want to show it.

paste codes into your website

Tips:

  1. You have the option to choose where the embedded live start.
  2. If you want to learn more about the iframe, you can click the advanced settings option.
click the advanced settings option

Method 4. Using Embedded Video Player Configurator

Embed Video Player Configurator is a tool that Facebook offers. You have to copy the URL of any Facebook live and paste it into it to get embed codes in iframe or JavaScript.

Step1 Open the Facebook Live Stream you want to embed and copy its URL.

Step2 Navigate to Facebook Video Player Configurator and paste the URL in it.

paste the url in facebook video player

Step3 Now, adjust the embedded video's width and click the Get Code button.

Step4 Choose the appropriate code as per your need.

choose the appropriate code

Method 5. Embed the Facebook Live with Iframely

Step1 On Facebook, open the live stream and copy its URL.

Step2 Open Iframely, now paste the URL and tap the refresh button.

tap the refresh button

Step3 Choose the options according to your requirements.

Step4 Now, copy the generated code and paste it into your website.

copy the generated code

Method 6. Using Embed Code Generator

Step1 Get the URL of the Facebook live stream.

Step2 Paste it in Embed Code Generator and click the embed button.

click the embed button

Step3 You can customize its display with given options like SEO embed, Dark theme, etc., and also adjust its sizing and alignment.

customize its display with given options

Step4 Copy the codes and paste them to the website where you want to show the video.

copy the codes

Bonus Tips: Easily record your Facebook Live on your Desktop

After all, do you ever think of recording Facebook Live while watching it on your Desktop? If yes, then you can use Wondershare Filmora Screen Recorder.

It has tools like a crop screen option and system sound recording, which help record a good stream. Wondershare Filmora also has the best features for editing. These can help you to take your recorded stream to the next level. Click on the video below to learn more about Filmora's new features!

Conclusion

So far, we have discussed many methods to embed the Facebook live stream on your website. In conclusion, I will recommend the Facebook Share option method because it has advanced options and is easy to apply. But that's not all, and you may use any other suitable method per your needs. Moreover, you can use Wondershare Filmora to record Facebook Live on your Desktop more efficiently than ever.

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Caroline Laurent
Caroline Laurent Dec 19, 22
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