Add content to the landing page

Learn how to customize the content on the landing page of an OTT App.


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The landing page of an app is organized in shelves that highlight the most relevant videos to a user.

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Landing page of an app

Each shelf is a subset of the app content that has been organized by popularity or publication date:

  • New Action Movies
  • What's Trending
  • Award Winners
  • Recently Added

You can also use sorting and filtering features to construct the content on these shelves.



Add content

Use the following steps to add content the landing page:

  1. On the Landing Page tab from the dropdown menu, choose a playlist.
  2. Click Add. The playlist appears in a shelf below the dropdown menu. Each shelf inherits the name of the playlist and displays a poster image for several media items in the playlist.
  3. Drag and drop a playlist shelf to re-order it in the list.
  4. Set the Featured shelf to the landing page of the app.
  5. Enable a Favorites shelf.
  6. Enable a Continue Watching shelf.


Set the Featured shelf

In a new app config, the first playlist added is set as the Featured shelf. The Featured shelf highlights special videos and is typically manually curated. You can always choose a different playlist to feature.

  1. On the Landing Page tab, hover over the row of a playlist. The row changes to black and reveals a star next to the name of the playlist.
  2. Click the star icon. The playlist appears at the top of the list on the Landing Page tab.

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    Multiple shelves can be denoted a featured playlists. When multiple featured playlists exist, they can be re-ordered.

  3. Hover over the Featured row, the Show title and description checkbox appears.
  4. Click the Show title and description checkbox to display the title and description beneath the poster image in the app.


Enable Favorites

The Favorites shelf displays all the videos that a viewer has starred to watch later. When a registered viewer is logged in, the Favorites shelf can be accessed across all your OTT apps.

Use the following steps to enable the Favorites shelf:

  1. On the Landing Page tab in the FAVORITES LIST row, click the toggle to ON. The Favorites list settings appear.
  2. Click Create new Watchlist. The Create Watchlist popup window appears.
  3. Enter a Watchlist Name.
  4. Click Confirm.
  5. (Optional) In the Name field, enter rename the Favorites list. By default, Favorites is the name given to this shelf.
  6. Click Close.


Enable Continue Watching

For users with a viewing history, you can display a Continue Watching shelf on the landing page and list recent partially-watched videos. When a registered viewer is logged in, the Continue Watching shelf can be accessed across all your OTT apps.

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Continue Watching shelf


Use the following steps to enable the Continue Watching shelf:

  1. On the Landing Page tab in the CONTINUE WATCHING LIST row, click the toggle to ON. The Continue Watching list settings appear.
  2. Click Create new Watchlist. The Create Watchlist popup window appears.
  3. Enter a Watchlist Name.
  4. Click Confirm.
  5. (Optional) In the Name field, enter a name for the Continue Watching list. By default, Continue Watching is the name given to this shelf.
  6. Click Close.