The new upload page allows you to upload multiple files using the Portal while allowing you to edit your videos metadata while the process is taking place.
To upload a single/multiple videos using the portal, perform the following steps:
- Go to the Portal by clicking here.
- Click on 'MANAGE'. The management tab is displayed.
- Click on the 'Videos' page. The Videos details page is displayed.
- Click on 'UPLOAD NEW VIDEO'. The video upload page is displayed.
- Click on the 'COMPANY' field to define the owning company for your videos. This also is the destination company where your videos will be uploaded to.
- Click on the 'VIDEO TYPE' field to select the type of videos you want to upload according to the following options:
- 360 - Select this option to upload 360 videos.
- Live - Select this option to create a live stream broadcast.
- VOD - Select this option to upload a video file to the portal.
Note: Both a text and visual indication will show the progress of the upload/encoding process.
- Live stream URL - Enter a live stream URL address.
- YouTube URL - Enter a YouTube video URL address.
- Select the 'DESCRIPTION' tab to add descriptions to your video. You can add both 'Long' and 'Short' descriptions.
Note: The long description is the one displayed on each video in the Portal.
- Optional: Select the 'TRANSCRIPT' tabs to add a custom transcript to your video.
Note: If you leave this field blank, you video will be sent by default to our automatic transcript service that will provide a transcript for your video.
Note: If you do not have any previously created seller rule, please refer to How to create a seller rule.
Note: If your company has a default encoding profile this field will automatically update and send the video the selected profile. If you do not have any previously created encoding profiles, please refer to How to create an encoding profile.
Note: Your video will also be available on the Video Search page.
The following table describes all the available metadata optional fields although not all might be visible under your company/user settings:
|Transcript||Allows you to write/paste a transcript for your video.|
|Add Tag||Apply custom internal platform tags to your video. For further details on Internal tags, click here.|
|Thumbnail||When uploading a video, the portal will automatically generate a high quality thumbnail for your video. This field allows you to upload a custom thumbnail instead.|
|Availability||Allow you to define a time-frame in which the uploaded video will be available for syndication. You may define a begin and end date according to your requirement. The video will not be available before the begin date or after the end date for syndication.|
|Video Restrictions Override||
Allows you to bypass the privacy sharing settings selected for this video or your Company's Seller Rules.
|No Ads on this Video
||Allows you to disable advertisement from being displayed for the specified video.
|Logo||Allows you to upload a company logo that will be displayed as an overlay in the player. The logo will also be displayed in the Video details page.|
|Subtitles||Allows you to upload or link subtitles to your video. The subtitle language selector field allows users to find your video according to it's supported subtitles.|
|Max Ads||Allows you to define a maximum limit number of ad opportunities that will be available on your content video for monetization.|
Allows you to define the content of your video as one of the following options:
|Third party track URLs||
Allows you to define custom third party tracker URLs to your video. The available tracker URL fields are: Impression, View, Click, content playback percent (25%, 50%, 75%, 100%). Enter the required tracker URL in the relevant field.
For further details, see How to Add Trackers to Video
|Click Url||Allows you to define a website address to which your viewers will be redirected to when clicking on the video.|
|Categories||Allows you to add custom category metadata to your video. This field is not linked to any standardized category list and allows you to enter any word. Multiple categories should be entered using comma separators.|
|Tags||Allows you to add custom tag metadata to your video. This field is not linked to any standardized tag list and allows you to enter any word. Multiple tags should be entered using comma separators.
Note: Tags added using this field will be syndicated with the video, opposed to the internal tags above that are displayed only in the portal.
|Keywords||Allows you to add custom keyword metadata to your video. This field is not linked to any standardized keyword list and allow you to enter any word. Multiple keywords should be entered using comma separators.|
|Content Rating||Allows you to select the appropriate video Parental guideline ratings and descriptors (one or more) according to the following options: Y, Y-7, G, PG, PG-14, MA, NC-17, NR, D, L, S, V, FV and/or AR.|
|Audience Age||Allows you to select the appropriate audience age according to the following options: Kids, Tweens, Teens, Adults, Senior and/or Not specified.|
|Target Gender||Allows you to select the required target gender/s according to the following options: Female, Male or Both.|
|Language||Allows you to describe the spoken language of the video from a drop down menu.
Note: Languages highlighted in black are the most common.
|Location||Allows you to enter the location in which the video was filmed.|
|Country||Allows you to define the relevant countries for this video.|
|Producer||Allows you to add name/s of the video's producer.|
|Author||Allows you to add name/s of the video's author.|
|Credit||Allows you to add name/s for the video credits.|
|Copyright||Allows you to add custom copyright information.|
|Concepts||Allows you to add multiple concepts as free text.|
|Topics||Allows you to add additional custom metadata fields and values to your video.|