Add app content



Your apps enable you to showcase your content to your viewers. You can add several types of content to your apps:

  • Video-on-demand (VOD): Unscheduled video content
  • Trailer: Short video that encourages user engagement on a specific video
  • Live: Scheduled video content

All video content for your apps must first be added to your JWP Media Library.

The following sections explain how to add each type of content to your media library.



Add VOD app content

Use the following steps to upload a video:

  1. Prepare your video.
  2. From your JWP dashboard Media Library, click Upload.
  3. Click Select a file.
  4. Select a video from your computer.
  5. After the video has been uploaded, click Exit. The Media Library appears.
  6. Click the name of the uploaded video. The details page for the video appears.
  7. Click the name of the video to rename the video.
  8. Enter a Description. The description appears on the video landing screen.

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    The best descriptions are typically 150-500 characters and span 3-5 lines. Descriptions can improve engagement and subscription conversions.

  9. Under Tags, click Single tag, and add a tag to define the genre:
    • Click Single tag.
    • Enter the tag.
    • Click Add. ​
  10. (Optional) Enter additional metadata for the video.
  11. Click Save.

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Sometimes the poster image (preview file, video thumbnail) may not be the most engaging moment of your video. After you have uploaded your video, you can update the video thumbnail or upload an alternate thumbnail.



Add a trailer

JWP recommends uploading a trailer for each uploaded video. Trailers encourage user engagement and a higher conversion rate to a paid subscription.


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Trailer settings


Use the following steps to upload a trailer and associate it with its video:

  1. Upload the trailer video.
  2. From your JWP dashboard Media Library, in the trailer row, copy the eight-character MEDIA ID.
  3. Click the video name with which you want to associate the trailer. The details page of the video appears.
  4. Under Custom Parameters, add a key-value pair:
    • For the Key, enter trailerId (in camelCase).
    • For the Value, enter the media ID from step 2.
  5. Click + Add.
  6. Click Save.

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    Sometimes the poster image (preview file, video thumbnail) may not be the most engaging moment of your video. After you have uploaded your video, you can update the video thumbnail or upload an alternate thumbnail.



Add live content

You can engage your viewers in your apps with live content. JWP's Broadcast Live enables your to show your viewers short event stream or a continuous stream of live events.


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Apps content card for a Live Channel


Requirement

  • Broadcast Live channels
    Contact your JWP representative for more information.

Set up a Broadcast Live channel

Use the following steps to set up a Broadcast Live channel:

  1. In your JWP dashboard Media Library, click the name of the Broadcast Live channel. The media item customization page appears.
  2. Under Tags, add a tag to define the channel's genre.
    • Click Single Tag, enter the tag, and click Add.
    • Click Multiple Tags, and enter a comma-separated list of tags.
    • Click Add.
  3. Upload a custom static preview file. This file is used as the poster image for the Broadcast Live channel.
  4. Click Save.


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