Camtasia 3 for Mac Upload/Embed video Quizes to a Website

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I want to be able to upload/embed video quizzes to a website that I make in Camtasia 3 for Mac in my screencasts videos for online and offline use that is NOT on screencast.com. I currently do not have a website (for now), but I want to know how to make these quizzes work online/offline. Unfortunately, I'm not much of a web guy.

If I had to guess, I would think that the web page files along with the video that is exported out of Camtasia would be stored to a web server (main file directory maybe???) through a web host website (Squarespace, Wordpress, etc.) or maybe a digital web storage service like Amazon's S3. Then, embed the video to a webpage which is linked to all the web files so that the video will contain the quizzes inside it. I'm not sure how to use the quizzes offline to the viewers, but this is my very best guess how to do it online.

I would appreciate any help. This will help me out a lot. 
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When you export a project with a quiz, it will create for you a folder with all the files. You can just share that folder with any user and all they have to do is double click on the index.html file and that will run locally without any web server.  You can also just put that entire folder on, say GoDaddy, in your site and then give them a link to the index.html file.

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- Marcelo
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I have played with the index.html file. That will be probably be the way to use it offline. You can actually rename the index file without harming the link. 

As for website online use, I had a feeling that is how the process went. Would I still need a hosting website that supported Camtasia's player to display/watch the video on my website? Also, Would I still need to find a company (other than hosting websites) to hold/store the files since video files are pretty big at times? 
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Nope.  It's just standard HTML. So you can host it anywhere.  It doesn't require anything special.  Also, you can just host the entire thing in Amazon S3 and point to the index.html (or like you said, rename it to whatever you want) and it will work.  Good luck with that!
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Ok, I think I am beginning to understand how to store the files and link the video to the index.html file. But how can I know if a hosting website will support the smart player to support the quizzes in the video? Is it a basic html code to paste into some kind of player? 
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Just copy the entire thing as is.  They are using HTML and Javascript, so that is supported by everyone.  But you have to copy it exactly as they have it in the directory structure they have it.  That's the key.
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Ok, the player will work if I copy the code correctly to link where all the files are stored and the video should display on the website with the quizzes in the video. Ok great!