Adding Content

 

Introduction

Adding Content to VOD - Single Part Form

Adding Content to VOD - Multipart Parent Form

Adding Content to VOD - Multipart Child Form

Adding Content to VOD - Live Streaming Form

Viewing Content In Content Library

Editing Content In Content Library

Deleting Content From Content Library

 

Introduction

After creating your website, the next important task for you is to add content to your website. Muvi allows you to add content for Video On Demand (VOD), Video Live Streaming, Audio on Demand and Muvi Kart. Under Video On Demand you can add 2 types of content; Single Part Form (Movies, Video Clips) and Multipart (TV Series). Click Here for More Information on Content Metadata Types. Under Video Live Streaming you can add content for Feed (If you have existing feed) method and Camera (Live streaming from camera) method. Before adding content to your website, you need to add Content Category.  Click Here to know how to add Content Category. You can also edit the content forms according to your preference. You can add new fields or remove existing fields from the content form. To know how to manage content forms Click Here.   If you want to add bulk Content Metadata to the Content Library page then use the Import feature. This feature helps you add Content Metadata of several content at once. Please Click Here to know how to Import Content Metadata.

 

Adding Content to VOD - Single Part Form

  • To add content to VOD-Single Part Form content, go to “Manage Content”-->”Content Library” in your Muvi CMS.
  • In the “Content Library” page you can see the list of all your content those are already added. Click on “Add Content” button to add new content.
  • When Add Content page opens, on the right hand side of Content Forms field, select “VOD Single Part Form” from the drop down list
  • In "Content Option", select "Download" and/or "Stream" (If you want to make content downloadable then select the check box "Download". For more information please Click Here)
  • In the Content Name field type the name of the content
  • Content "Permalink" will be automatically generated. (You can also edit the permalink)
  • Select Release/Record date of the content from the calendar
  • Type the Genre of the particular content; for example, Action, Horror, Comedy etc. (Note: When adding multiple Genres, please separate them with a comma or hit Enter key of your keyboard)
  • In the Language field, type the language of the content (English, Chinse, Italian etc.)
  • Mention the Censor Ratings of the content. (A, U/A, U etc.)
  • In the Story Description field describe the story briefly if it’s a movie or for other kind of Single Part Long Form content you can write the description accordingly.
  • Select the Content Category form the drop down list. (Such as Movie, Sporting Events, Documentary etc.) Here you can select multiple category for the same content. If you want to show content category in the content details page of your website then Click Here. Please visit "Managing Content Category" help article page for the steps to edit or create category.
  • Select  the option "Publish Later" if you want your content to be live at a specific time (Please note you need to calculate your local time to the UTC time and set accordingly as  we support UTC time zone only)
  1. Select the "Publish Start Date" and "Publish Start Time" to publish the content in a specific date and time. (You can select the current date and time or you can select the future date only)
  2. Select the "Publish End Date" and "Publish End Time" if you want to hide the content from your store after a specific date and time. Your users will not be able to view/search the content after the specific date and time is over. 
  3. You can also only set either the "Publish Start Time" or "Publish End Time". If you select only the "Publish Start Time" then the content will be published on the specific data and time and will remain in your store. If you select "Publish End Time" only, then the content will be published immediately but will be hidden form the users on the end date and time. 
  • Under Upload a Poster, click on the “Browse” button to upload a poster of the content in the mentioned size (See Below Screenshot).
  • You can upload a separate poster for Mobile & TV apps. Click on browse and upload a poster. (Upload an image size of 800x600)

Note: If you want to change the poster size then you can change it. To know how to change poster size please Click Here. We suggest you to first upload a picture are see if the size is perfect or not. Then change the size according to your needs. Once you upload the pictures for all your content, then latter it will be difficult for you to resize the posters. (You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)

  • Then click on "Save & Continue"

 

 

After you click on "Save & Continue", you will see the options to "Upload Preview", "Upload Top Banner" and "Add Cast/Crew".  You can only see these options when adding Single Part Long Form content (For example, movies) and Multi-Part Parent content (For Example, TV Series).

 

Upload Preview

You can upload Preview or Trailer for Single Part Long Form content (For example, movies) and Multi-Part Parent content (For Example, TV Series).  There are 3 options available to upload preview. 1. Upload from Computer 2. Choose from Video Library 3. Embed from Third Party

  • Click on “Upload Preview
  • A window will popup. Here you will see 3 options to upload preview.
  • Click on “Upload File” if you want to upload the video from your computer. When asked for confirmation, click on “Upload”. The video file will be uploaded and start encoding. When the encoding will be finished, you will able to see the preview.
  • Click on “Choose from Library” if you want to select the preview video from your Video Library. Select the video and it will start encoding.
  • Click on “Embed from 3rd Party”, if you want to embed a 3rd party video link (YouTube, Vimeo or link from another online video platform) for the preview. When you embed 3rd party link there will be no encoding. You can watch the trailer instantly. To know how to obtain 3rd party video link please Click Here.

 

 

Upload Top Banner

  • Click on “Upload Banner
  • To upload banner from your computer, click on “Upload File”. Select the image from your computer. Resize it and click on “Save”. (You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)
  • To select banner from the gallery, click on “Choose from Gallery”. Select the image and then resize it.
  • Finally, click on “Save”.

 

 

Adding Cast/Crew

  • Click on “Add New Cast
  • Type the Cast/Crew Name and select Cast/Crew Type from the drop-down list
  • Finally, click on “Add”. To add another Cast/Crew member, please repeat the process. (To know more about how to manage Cast/Crew please Click Here)

 

 

Adding Content to VOD - Multipart Parent Form

A Multi Part content has two parts. 1. Parent 2. Child. For example, a TV Show is a multipart content type, where the Show is the Parent content and the episodes are the Child content. First you need to add Parent content and the you can add the Child content.

  • Select VOD Multipart Parent Form from the drop down menu (See below Screenshot)
  • In "Content Option", select "Download" and/or "Stream" (If you want to make content downloadable then select the check box "Download". For more information please Click Here)
  • In the Content Name field type the name of the show
  • Select Release/Record date of the show from the calendar
  • Type the Genre of the particular show; for example, Action, Horror, Comedy etc. (Note: When adding multiple Genres, please separate them with a comma or hit the Enter key of your keyboard)
  • In the Story Description field describe about the show briefly.
  • Select the Content Category form the drop down list. (Such as TV Show, Series etc.) Here you can select multiple category for the same content. Please visit "Managing Content Category"page for the steps to edit or create category.
  • Select  the option "Publish Later" if you want your content to be live at a specific time (Please note you need to calculate your local time to the UTC time and set accordingly as  we support UTC time zone only)
    1. Select the "Publish Start Date" and "Publish Start Time" to publish the content in a specific date and time. (You can select the current date and time or you can select the future date only)
    2. Select the "Publish End Date" and "Publish End Time" if you want to hide the content from your store after a specific date and time. Your users will not be able to view/search the content after the specific date and time is over. 
    3. You can also only set either the "Publish Start Time" or "Publish End Time". If you select only the "Publish Start Time" then the content will be published on the specific data and time and will remain in your store. If you select "Publish End Time" only, then the content will be published immediately but will be hidden form the users on the end date and time. 
  • Under Upload a Poster, click on the “Browse” button to upload a poster of the show in the mentioned size (See Below Screenshot).
  • You can upload a separate poster for Mobile & TV apps. Click on browse and upload a poster. (Upload an image size of 800x600)

(You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)

  • Then click on "Save & Continue" .

Note: After you click on "Save & Continue", you will see the options to "Upload Preview", "Upload Top Banner" and "Add Cast/Crew". Please follow the above mentioned steps for "Single Part Form Content".

 

 

Adding Content to VOD - Multipart Child Form

  • Select VOD Multipart Child Form from the drop down menu (See below Screenshot)
  • In "Content Option", select "Download" and/or "Stream" (If you want to make content downloadable then select the check box "Download". For more information please Click Here)
  • In the Content Name field select the Parent Content name from the drop down menu
  • Select Season Number from the drop down menu
  • Enter the Episode Number in the corresponding field (It will allow your episodes arranged in a specific order i.e. ascending/descending)
  • In the Title field, type the episode title
  • In the Story Description field describe about the episode briefly.
  • In the Episode Date field, type the date on which the particular episode will be telecast
  • Select  the option "Publish Later" if you want your content to be live at a specific time (Please note you need to calculate your local time to the UTC time and set accordingly as  we support UTC time zone only)
    1. Select the "Publish Start Date" and "Publish Start Time" to publish the content in a specific date and time. (You can select the current date and time or you can select the future date only)
    2. Select the "Publish End Date" and "Publish End Time" if you want to hide the content from your store after a specific date and time. Your users will not be able to view/search the content after the specific date and time is over. 
    3. You can also only set either the "Publish Start Time" or "Publish End Time". If you select only the "Publish Start Time" then the content will be published on the specific data and time and will remain in your store. If you select "Publish End Time" only, then the content will be published immediately but will be hidden form the users on the end date and time. 
  • Under Upload a Poster, click on the “Browse” button to upload a poster of the episode in the mentioned size (See Above Screenshot).
  • You can upload a separate poster for Mobile & TV apps. Click on browse and upload a poster. (Upload an image size of 800x600)

Note: If you want to change the poster size then you can change it. To know how to change poster size please Click Here. We suggest you to first upload a picture are see if the size is perfect or not. Then change the size according to your needs. Once you upload pictures for all your content, then latter it will be difficult for you to resize the posters.(You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)

  • Then click "Save " to finish

 

 

Adding Content to VOD Live Streaming Form

 

Live streaming has 2 methods, Feed and Camera.  Select Feed if you have existing feed and select Camera when you want to live stream from the camera.

 

Adding Content to Feed

  • Please click on “Manage Content--> Content Library” then click on “Add Content
  •  On the right hand side of Content Forms field, select “VOD Live Streaming Form” form the drop down menu (See Below Screenshot)
  • From “Method”, select “Feed
  • In the “Content Name” section type the name of the content
  • Select Release/Record Date from the calendar
  • Type the Genre of the streaming content (Note: When adding multiple Genres, please separate them with a comma or hit Enter key of your keyboard)
  • In the Story Description field describe about the live streaming briefly.
  • From Feed section, select HLS or RTMP as per your requirement(We support PULL (HLS & RTMP) and PUSH (RTMP)methodology in live streaming)
  • Type a valid HLS or RTMP URL (RTMP URL: rtmp://52.20.205.94/live/streamname, Example of HLS URL : http://www.example.com/live/playlist.m3u8)
  • Select the Content Category form the drop down list. If you want to show content category in the content details page of your website then Click Here. Here you can select multiple category for the same content. Please visit "Managing Content Category" page for the steps to edit or create category.
  • Under Upload a Poster, click on the “Browse” button to upload a poster for the live stream (See Below Screenshot).
  • You can upload a separate poster for Mobile & TV apps. Click on browse and upload a poster. (Upload an image size of 800x600)

Note: If you want to change the poster size then you can change it. To know how to change poster size please Click Here. We suggest you to first upload a picture are see if the size is perfect or not. Then change the size according to your needs. Once you upload pictures for all your content, then latter it will be difficult for you to resize the posters.(You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)

  • Click on “Save & Continue

 

 

 

Adding Content to Camera

  • Please click on “Manage Content-> Content Library” then click on “Add Content
  • On the right hand side of "Content Forms" field, select “VOD Live Streaming Form” form the drop down menu (See Below Screenshot)
  • From “Method”, select “Camera
  • In the “Content Name” section type the name of the content
  • Select Release/Record Date from the calendar
  • Type the Genre of the streaming content (Note: When adding multiple Genres, please separate them with a comma or hit Enter key of your keyboard)
  • In the Story Description field describe about the live streaming briefly.
  • In the Feed URL(RTMP) section, enter a valid RTMP URL (RTMP URL: rtmp://52.20.205.94/live/streamname) (We support PULL (HLS & RTMP) and PUSH (RTMP) methodology in live streaming)
  • Select the Content Category form the drop down list. Here you can select multiple category for the same content. Please visit "Managing Content Category" page for the steps to edit or create category.
  • Under Upload a Poster, click on the “Browse” button to upload a poster for the live stream (See Below Screenshot)
  • You can upload a separate poster for Mobile & TV apps. Click on browse and upload a poster. (Upload an image size of 800x600)

Note: If you want to change the poster size then you can change it. To know how to change poster size please Click Here. We suggest you to first upload a picture are see if the size is perfect or not. Then change the size according to your needs. Once you upload pictures for all your content, then latter it will be difficult for you to resize the posters.(You can upload .jpeg, .gif, .png and .svg images. However, if you are uploading .svg images then you will not able the crop the image and few old browsers do not support this image format)

  • Click on “Save & Continue

 

 

Viewing Content In Content Library

After adding content to the Content Library, you can view all the content including Digital (Movies, Video Clips, TV Shows, Live Streaming, Audio) and Physical (Muvi Kart Content). You can use the different filtering and sorting options to view specific content.

  • First click on “Filters” in the Content Library. You will see different filtering options including, ‘Filter By”, “Show”, “Sort By”, “Content Type” and “Update Date”.
  • Under “Filter By” you will see 2 options. “Content Category” and “Content Format”.
  • Select ‘Content Category”, to filter the content according to their content category (i.e. Movies, Video Clips, Rock, Pop etc.)
  • Under “Show” you will view all the content category options. Select the specific category to see all the content added under it.
  • Under “Filter By”, select “Content Format” to filter the content according to their format. (i.e. VOD Single Part, AOD Single Part, VOD Multipart Parent etc.)
  • Under “Show” you will view all the content format options. Select the specific format to see all the content added under it.
  • In "Short By" field, select the option "Most Viewed", "Last Uploads", "A-Z" or "Z-A" from the drop-drown
  • Under “Content Type” select "Video" from the drop-down to view only video content,
  • Select “Audio” from the drop-down to view only audio content
  • Select "Physical " from the drop-down to view items you have added to Muvi Kart
  • You can also select "Updated Date" from the calendar to sort content according to their updated date

You can view the content according to the filtering options you have selected.

 

 

Editing Content In Content Library

As per your requirement, you can edit any content in the Content Library in your CMS. You can edit all content metadata including, Content Name, Content Category, Genre, Record/Release date, Story/Description etc. and even you can change the posters. The “Edit” feature also allows you to edit Preview/Trailer of a movie or TV show, edit Banner and edit Cast/Crew (Only for "VOD Single Form" and "VOD Multi-Part Parent Form")

  • To edit content, go to “Manage Content-->Content Library” in your CMS
  • In the Content Library page, you can see all your content. To edit a specific content, click on “Edit” on the extreme right-hand side of the content,(See Below Screenshot)
  • In the “Edit Content” page, edit the content metadata (Content Name, Language, Release/Record date etc.) Here you can change the poster of the content. You can also edit or add Preview, Top Banner, Cast/Crew (Only for "VOD Single Form" and "VOD Multi-Part Parent Form")
  • Finally, click on “Update Content”. Your content will be modified.

To know more about how to Edit Content, please Click Here.

 

 

 

Deleting Content From Content Library

  • To delete content from content library, go to “Manage Content-->Content Library” in your CMS.
  • Search the content you want to delete by using various filtering options available in the Content Library such as Update Date, Content Type or typing the content name on the search bar.
  • To delete a content, click on “Delete Content” on the extreme right-hand side of the content. (See Below Screenshot)
  • When asked for confirmation, click on “Yes” to delete the content

Note: When you delete a content, the video mapped with it will not be deleted. However, all the metadata associated with the content will be deleted.

 

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