Video Card Options

What is a Video Card?

Each video in the Video Library page is represented using a square thumbnail showing a static image of the video, known as a Video Card. When hovering over these thumbnails, additional actions and indications are displayed allowing you to perform a variety of actions. 

 

Video Card Components

When hovering over a Video Card, additional actions and indications are displayed. The following image and description explain the available options:

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  • Create Instant Player - Clicking this icon will allow you to create a an instant player from this video.
    Note: For further details, please see How to Create an Instant Player.

  • Edit Video -Clicking this icon will open the selected video's edit page, allowing you to add/change the video metadata.
    Note: This option is only available if you are the content owner of the selected video.

  • View Video Details -Clicking this option will open the selected video's details page, allowing you to review the videos metadata.

  • Video Actions Menu - Clicking this icon will open a drop down menu with the following additional actions:
    • Archive - Allows you to archive the selected video and restore it later on if required.
    • Duplicate - Allows you to to duplicate this video with a different set of metadata. 
    • Re-encode - Allows you to re-send this video to the encoding service to recreate the video renditions.
    • Reports - Allows you to review a quick performance report for this selected video.
    • Delete - Allows you to delete this video file permanently from the Portal.

  • Preview Video - Clicking this option will open a video preview in the Video Library page allowing you to watch the video and review key metadata. For further details, please see the Video Preview Area.

  • Video Duration Indication -Indicated the duration length of the selected videos in the following MM:SS format.

 

Video Preview Area

The Video Preview area is displayed when clicking on the play button of a Video Card and is intended to give you more information regarding the selected video. In the preview area you will be able to watch the video, read its description and/or transcript if available and see overall information regarding it.

The following image and description explain the available options within the Video Preview Area:

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  • Video ID - Displays the Portal video identification number of the selected video. This includes a quick copy button that will copy the ID to your clipboard.

  • Tab Selector - Allows you to toggle between the video Description and Transcript tabs.

  • Video Description/Transcript - Displays the available Description or Transcript according to the tab selected using the Tab Selector.

  • Additional Information - Displays useful information such as the Seller Rule that controls the video's syndication rights, The number of video views this video has acquired, The date the video was published and available for syndication and the date when the video was first uploaded to the Portal. 

  • Video Quick Actions - Displays the following three quick shortcuts:
    • INSTANT PLAYER - Allow you to create a an instant player from this video. For further details, please see How to Create an Instant Player.
    • EDIT - Allows you to open the selected video's edit page.
    • DETAILS - Allows you to view the video's details page and all it's associated metadata.

  • Video Actions Menu - Clicking this icon will open a drop down menu with the following additional actions:
    • Archive - Allows you to archive the selected video and restore it later on if required.
    • Duplicate - Allows you to to duplicate this video with a different set of metadata. 
    • Re-encode - Allows you to re-send this video to the encoding service to recreate the video renditions.
    • Reports - Allows you to review a quick performance report for this selected video.
    • Delete - Allows you to delete this video file permanently from the Portal

 

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