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Lesson 10 – Setup Secure Content Delivery

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In this tenth lesson, Set Up Secure Content Delivery, of our How to Create a Membership Website course we continue working with Amazon S3. In the last lesson we set up an Amazon S3 account, here we show how to upload content to your account and how to configure the S3Flowshield player options. Then we show how to deliver secure video on your website using the S3Flowshield player.

In the remainder of the lesson we focus on how to deliver secure mobile video from your site. We show how to use Vimeo for this and discuss our recommended set up for secure mobile video.

Upload Content to Amazon S3 – Watch the Video

  • Upload a video to the bucket

    • File naming
      • it becomes a URL
      • no spaces
      • no special characters
    • Check permissions
      • open/download – this ability gives complete access
      • view permissions
      • edit permissions
    • Types of users
      • everyone
      • authenticated user
      • Me
    • If it’s private – no additional permissions
    • If it’s public
      • everyone
      • open/download
  • Identify the file URL

    • bucket name
    • address from bucket name
  • Create a bucket for files

    • bucket naming convention
    • upload a file
    • set permissions

Configure S3FlowShield – General Options – Watch the Video

  • General settings

    • Plugin Registration Key:
    • Amazon AWS Key:
    • Amazon AWS Secret:
    • S3 Bucket Name:
    • Use Bucket CNAME?
    • Use Authenticated URL?
    • URL Expiration Time:
    • File Anchor Text:
    • Alternate Feed Text:

Configure S3FlowShield – Player Options – Watch the Video

  • Player Display Mode:
  • Allow Ratings & View Count?
  • Auto Play?
  • Display Control Bar?
  • Allow Full Screen?
  • Video Scaling Mode
  • Default Player Volume
  • Display Time?
  • Player Buffer Length:
  • Embedded Video Width:
  • Embedded Video Height:
  • Overlay Video Width:
  • Overlay Video Height:
  • Overlay Border:
  • Overlay Close Button:
  • Background Image:
  • Background Image Position
  • Click to Play Message:
  • Commercial Player Options

Configure S3FlowShield – Other Options – Watch the Video

  • Video Sitemap Options

    • Activate Video Sitemaps?
    • Sitemap Name
    • Family Friendly?
    • Default Thumbnail:
    • Ping Frequency:
  • Advanced Options

    • Required Flash Version:
    • Free Player URL:
    • Commercial Player URL:
    • Player JavaScript URL:
    • Plugin Debug Mode:
  • Documentation

Secure Content Delivery from Amazon S3 Using S3FlowShield – Watch the Video

  • What does S3FlowShield do?

    • Secure, encrypted connection between the player and your amazon account
    • Play videos
    • Play Mp3 audio
    • Download anything
  • Embed a Video

    • shortcode syntax
    • URL
    • Size
    • Splash Screen – Background Image
  • Add a Download Link

    • shortcode syntax
    • bucket name
    • URL
    • Download link text – general
    • Download link text – specific
  • Add public videos to video sitemap – automatic

    • shortcode syntax
    • thumbnail image
    • Create video sitemap
    • check video sitemap

Secure Mobile Video from Vimeo – Watch the Video

  • Log in to Vimeo – should have a Plus or a Pro Account

  • Upload a Video

    • Basic Info
      • Title
      • Description – only necessary if it’s public
      • Tags – only necessary if it’s public
    • Privacy
      • Who can see this video
      • Where can the video be embedded
    • License
    • Add to
      • Create a new album
      • Indicate that it is private
    • Embedding
      • HD video
      • Presets
        • intro
        • outro
        • Everything else
  • Embed a Video

    • Types of embed codes
      • New code – necessary for mobile
      • Old code – necessary for sitemap
    • Customize embed
      • Size
      • Other
    • Paste embed code
  • Misc Settings

    • Thumbnail
    • Video File
    • Custom URL

Recommended Setup for Secure Mobile Video – Watch the Video

  • Download BYOB Thesis Mobile Content Switcher plugin

    • Download
    • Install
  • Add Non Mobile content

    • S3FlowShield embed
    • Amazon S3 hosting
  • Add Mobile Content

    • New Vimeo Embed code
  • Add shortcode to content

  • Test

  • Add another content Block

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