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After creating a Broadcast Live stream, you can enrich your viewers' experiences by incorporating metadata, which offers additional information about your stream. Metadata consists of descriptive elements such as stream descriptions, relevant tags, and the publishing date, all of which enhance your viewers' understanding of and engagement with your content.

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## Edit metadata

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The stream metadata is captured in the associated media item. Both the Broadcast Live stream ID and the associated media ID of the item have the same value.

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Use the following steps to edit metadata fields for a Broadcast Live stream:

  1. From your JWP dashboard Media Library, click the name of the stream. The details page of the stream appears.

  2. Click the title of the stream to rename the video.

  3. On the **Basic Information** or **Advanced Settings** tab, update one or more metadata sections of fields. The tables below describe each metadata section and field.

  4. Click **Save**.

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You can now configure [monetization for the stream](πŸ”—ο»Ώ) with server-side ad insertion (SSAI) advertisements or [embed and start broadcasting](πŸ”—ο»Ώ) content through the stream.

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### Basic Information

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Basic Information tab

<table> <thead> <tr> <th> Section </th> <th> Description </th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td width="25%"><strong>Description</strong></td> <td width="75%">Short explanation of the stream content <br /><br /> This text can improve search engine optimization and video recommendations. To prevent having a description shortened in search engine results, limit descriptions to less than 100 characters. </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Tags</strong></td> <td>User-generated labels used to classify a stream <br /><br /> You can add tags as single tags or as a comma-separated list:<br /><br /> <strong>Single Tag</strong> <ol> <li>Click <strong>Single tag</strong>.</li> <li>Enter the tag.</li> <li>Click <strong>Add</strong>.</li> </ol> <strong>Multiple Tags</strong> <ol> <li>Click <strong>Multiple Tags</strong>.</li> <li>Enter a comma-separated list of tags.</li> <li>Click <strong>Add</strong>.</li><br /> </ol> Tags are case insensitive and ending whitespaces are removed. </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Custom Parameters</strong></td> <td>User-generated name-value pairs <br /><br /> As examples, custom fields can be used when setting cue points or storing legacy media IDs. <br /><br /> You can also set <a href="/platform/docs/vdh-create-default-custom-parameters">default custom parameters</a> that are applied to all new videos uploaded through your JWP dashboard. </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Author</strong></td> <td>Name of the media creator <br /><br /> Enter a single author in the text field. This ensures that searches can be performed easily on the author name. </td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Media Page Permalink</strong></td> <td>URL of the webpage where the stream is published <br /><br /> If defined, when the stream is shared from the player, the recipient will be referred to this URL. </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

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### Advanced Settings

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Advanced Settings tab

<table> <thead> <tr> <th> Section </th> <th> Description </th> </tr> </thead> <tbody> <tr> <td width="25%"><strong>Content Protection</strong></td> <td width="75%"><a href="/platform/docs/protection-geoblocking-overview">Geoblocking rule</a> controlling where the content can be viewed</td> </tr> <tr> <td><strong>Publish Scheduling</strong></td> <td>Active dates of the stream <br /><br /> You can update the <strong>Publish Date</strong> and <strong>Local Time</strong> of a stream to any time to between Jan 01, 1970 00:00:00 - Jan 19, 2038 03:14:07. The <strong>UTC</strong> time will be calculated. <br /><br /> Click the checkbox next to <strong>Set Expiration Date</strong> to update the <strong>Expiration Date</strong> and <strong>Local Time</strong> for the stream. You can set a stream to end at any time between Jan 01, 1970 00:00:00 - Jan 19, 2038 03:14:07, but after the <strong>Publish Date</strong> and <strong>Local Time</strong>. The <strong>UTC</strong> time will be calculated. <br /><br /> If the <strong>Set Expiration Date</strong> is not selected, the stream will remain published indefinitely. </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

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