How to Create a Player Template

To create a Player Template, perform the following steps:

  1. Go to the Portal by clicking here.

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  2. Hover over 'PLAYERS' in the Portal menu and select  'PLAYER TEMPLATES'. The player templates page is displayed.

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  3. Click on 'CREATE NEW'. A new player template wizard showing the 'BASIC INFO' tab is displayed.

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  4. Enter a name for your player template.

  5. Under the 'BASIC INFO' tab, go to the 'SETTINGS' area and apply the required fields according to the following table:

    Field Name  Description
    COMPANY (OWNER)

    Click this field to define the company under which this player template will reside. By default, this field will be set to your user's owning company or the selected company in your company context menu.

    Note: Clicking on 'View' will open the relevant owning company details page in a new tab.

    Note: By default, this field will be set according to your user's company context menu. For further details, please see Company Context Menu.

    Note: If you have access to any additional Affiliate Companies you will also be able to assign this player template to them from this field.

    PLAYLIST

    Optional: Click on this field to open a search box that will allow you to select a Playlist that will be assigned to this player template. Relevant search results will be displayed in a drop down menu from which you can choose.

    Note: This playlist will be inherited by default by all players that will be assigned with your player template.

    UP NEXT Optional: Selecting this slider will apply the Up Next extra functionality to this player template.
    Clicking on 'Settings' allows you to apply manual configurations to fine tune your Up Next extra behavior. For further details, please see Up Next Extra.
    SIDEVIEW Optional: Selecting this slider will apply the Sideview extra functionality to this player template. 
    Clicking on 'Settings' allows you to apply manual configurations to fine tune your Sideview extra behavior. For further details, please see Sideview Extra.
    SEMANTIC

    Optional: Selecting this slider will apply the Semantic matching capability to this player template.

    Note: For further details, please see How to Create a MAX Player.

    # OF SEMANTIC VIDEOS

    Optional: Enter a numeric value between 1 to 10 in this field to define how many semantically matched videos should be played back consecutively.

    Note: For further details, please see How to Create a MAX Player.



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  6. Optional: Continue to apply any player template settings you may require by referring to the Available Player Template Customization Options.

  7. Click on 'SAVE'. Your player template is saved and ready to be assigned to your players.

    Note: After saving a player template, please see How to assign a Player template to a player.
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