Brightspot Content Types Guide

Uploading videos via Brightcove


This topic discusses how to upload Brightcove videos to Brightspot.

Note
You must have the Brightcove integration configured to enable this type of video upload. See Brightcove for more information.
Tip
Before beginning these steps, in your Brightcove console, obtain the ID of the video you want to upload to Brightspot.

To upload a video from Brightcove:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Video (Brightcove).
  3. Using the following table as a reference, complete the fields as needed.
  4. Complete your site's workflow and publish the video.

After you save your video, you can use it in assets such as articles and playlists. You can also add videos to text you compose in the rich-text editor.

Video (Brightcove) fields

Click each tab below to see a description of the associated fields.

FieldDescription
Video IDEnter the ID of the Brightcove video you want to upload.
TagsSelect the tags associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to visitors to your site.

For information about creating a tag, see Tag.
Internal NameEnter an internal name for this asset. Brightspot uses this name internally, such as in the search panel and recent activity widget. This name is not visible to visitors to your site.
TitleEnter a title. When you add the video to another asset, the title is visible to visitors to your site.
DescriptionEnter a description. This description is not visible to visitors to your site.
Thumbnail ImageClick search and select an image. This image is not visible to visitors to your site; it appears in Brightspot widgets, such as the search panel. (If you don't select a thumbnail image, Brightspot uses the video's first frame as the thumbnail.)
Poster ImageClick search and select an image. When you add the video to an asset, the poster is visible to visitors to your site. (If you don't select a poster image, Brightspot uses the video's first frame as the poster.)

FieldDescription
LocaleSets the content's locale. This setting can also be used to auto-localize content based on the users requested locale.

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