Brightspot Content Types Guide

Uploading a video via Vimeo URL


This topic discusses how to upload Vimeo videos to Brightspot.

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

To upload a video from Vimeo:

  1. In the header, click add.
  2. From the Create list, select Video (Vimeo URL).
  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.

Field Description
Vimeo URL or ID Enter the URL or ID of the Vimeo video you want to upload.
Tags Select the tags associated with this asset. This selection is not visible to visitors to your site.


For information about creating a tag, see Tag.
Tags Select the tags associated with this asset. This selection is visible to visitors to your site.

For information about creating a tag, see Tag.
Internal Name Enter 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.
Title Enter a title. When you add the video to another asset, the title is visible to visitors to your site.
Description Enter a description. This description is not visible to visitors to your site.
Thumbnail Image Click 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 Image Click 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.)
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