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How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site – Part 2 – Upload Videos to Your Site

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This is part 2 of an updated and expanded version of an earlier lesson on using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin to host your own videos. Now that we’ve installed the plugin we learn how to upload videos to our site so that they are accessible to the plugin. And what we’re going to do

How to Use Video Transcripts

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In this session, we discuss how to use video transcripts for SEO purposes. We also show how to upload transcripts to YouTube. Rick: Tell me about your question the YouTube transcripts? Ken: Well, as I’m starting to try to act on all these good things we’re learning and one of the things you talked about

Lesson 10 – Part 4 – Configure S3FlowShield – Other Options

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Then we look at the Video Sitemaps options, and we'll talk a little bit more about video sitemaps later. First we're going to say yes to activate the video sitemaps. We can leave the video sitemap thing alone. The chances are your videos are family friendly. If they aren't, that is if they have racy

Lesson 10 – Part 5 – Secure Content Delivery from Amazon S3 Using S3FlowShield

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Now that we have an Amazon S3 account setup and we have the S3FlowShield play set up and configured it´s time to add videos to the site. Before we do that I´d like to talk just briefly about what S3FlowShield does. What does S3FlowShield do? There are really three things that S3FlowShield does that we

Lesson 10 – Part 3 – Configure S3FlowShield Player Options

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Player Options The next thing to do is to look at the Player Options. You have two different Display Modes; you have the Embedded on Page or the JavaScript Overlay.  I’m going to show you how they both look but you do have a choice. On my site they’re all embedded on the page. You

Lesson 10 – Part 2 – Configure S3FlowShield – General Options

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There is only one plugin that I know of that can do what we are going to do here now, and that is the S3FlowShield plugin. So we come back over here to the site and go down to the "week 9 Resources" and go to the Amazon S3 secure video site. S3FlowShield really is

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

Lesson 9 – Part 5 – Rick’s Suggested Video Hosting System

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So that is my scorecard and assessment on all of those options. Now I am going to tell you what my suggested video delivery system is. Before I do that, I want you to understand what my criteria are. I am doing this to make a living and to make money, so from my standpoint

Lesson 9 – Part 3 – Video Hosting Scorecard, Hosting Solutions

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So having said all of that, I want to talk for a few minutes about my score card then, my evaluation of hosted solutions. I have used several different systems in the course of delivering videos on this site, and while we are standardizing with a specific system now it has taken us nearly two

Lesson 9 – Part 2 – Video Hosting Considerations

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When making a choice about this there are a number of considerations that you need to keep in mind. The first is playback quality. Playback quality has a number of functions, and one of them, of course, is the playback format. You are familiar with this concept of playback format from YouTube, for example. Video

Lesson 9 – Part 1 – Video Hosting Options – hosted, self hosted, download

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We are going to start off here today talking about video hosting options. I think there are probably three types of video delivery methods. The first kind is hosted, and that is the kind you are probably most familiar with. Secondly, there is self-hosted which puts you in total control. Finally, there are downloadable only.

Lesson 9 – Deliver Your Video Content

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In this ninth lesson, Deliver Your Video Content, of our How to Create a Membership Website course we begin with a discussion of your video hosting options. We also discuss what you'll want to consider when choosing the type of hosting for your membership site such as quality, security, mobility and cost. Then we go

How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site – Part 4 – Why Not Use the Media Library Instead of FTP?

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This is part 4 of an updated and expanded version of an earlier lesson on using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin to host your own videos. In this part of the lesson I explain why I suggest using FTP to upload your videos rather than using the Media Library. Let’s check in on this, make

How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site

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Learn how to host your own videos on your site using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin. We’ll show you how to upload videos to your site, configure the plugin, add a video to a post or page, and how to add a video to the sidebar. These videos are available to the public.

How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site – Part 3 – Configure the FV WordPress Flowplayer Plugin

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This is part 3 of an updated and expanded version of an earlier lesson on using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin to host your own videos. Now that we’ve installed the plugin and uploaded videos we learn how to configure the plugin to play those videos. So we have this range of settings. The first

How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site – Part 5 – Add a Video to a Post or Page

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This is part 5 of an updated and expanded version of an earlier lesson on using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin to host your own videos. In this part of the lesson we add a video to a post or page. Okay so now I’ve got the video in our hosting account ready to host

How to Add Self Hosted Videos to Your Site – Part 6 – Add a Splash Screen to the Video

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This is part 6 of an updated and expanded version of an earlier lesson on using the FV WordPress Flowplayer plugin to host your own videos.  In this part of the lesson we demonstrate how to add a splash screen to a video. Let’s add a Splash image here. Now Splash image is like the

Video Hosting

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A member asked where we host our videos. We discuss the pro’s and con’s of self hosting videos and then hosting with streaming video providers such as VideoPress or screencast.com. I also discuss why I’m moving my video hosting to Amazon S3 Cloudfront. [S3VIDEO file='public/liveanswers/LA1-23-11b-video-hosting.mp4' bgimage='https://www.byobwebsite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/LA1-23-11b-video-hosting.jpg' displaymode='overlay'] And Rick, do you host all your videos