channels

Callout_right_module_bulletWhat is a Channel?
Callout_right_module_bulletCreating a Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletDeleting a Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletAdding clips to a Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletRemoving clips from a Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletReordering a Channel's clips
Callout_right_module_bulletPublishing a Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletWhat is a Smart Channel?
Callout_right_module_bulletCreating a Smart Channel
Callout_right_module_bulletPublishing a Smart Channel

» What is a Channel?

A Channel is a collection of one or more clips organized into a playlist. You can create as many Channels as you like for as many different topics as you choose.

» Creating a Channel

You must be registered and logged in to create and publish Channels. There are two ways to create Channels:

Brand new Channel

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Using the "My Channels" module on the right, enter a name and click "Add".

New Channel with starting clip

* Select a clip that you would like to publish from a results page.

* From the video player page, use the channel pulldown menu under the player to select, "Create New Channel".

* After giving your Channel a name it will be created with that clip automatically added.

» Adding clips to a Channel

* Select a clip that you would like to add to your channel from a results page.

* From the video player page, add the clip to your channel by selecting it from the channel pulldown menu under the player.

» Removing clips from a Channel

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Using the "My Channels" module on the right, select the channel you wish to modify.

* Click "remove clip" on as many clips as you wish.

» Reordering a Channel's clips

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Click "REORDER CLIPS".

* Click and drag clips into the desired order.

* Click "REORDER DONE" to accept the changes.

Clip Tip

Clip Tip: You can delete unwanted clips from a Channel while reordering.

» Publishing a Channel

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Select the Channel you wish to publish from the modules on the right.

* Click "PUBLISH CHANNEL" and select from the following:

Link
Pasting this code into your website will create a simple HTML link to our video player page with your Channel loaded.

RSS
Pasting this code into your website will create a simple HTML link to an RSS feed of your Channel. A RSS integration will be automatically updated if you add or remove clips from the Channel for a hands-free experience.

Flash
Pasting this code into your website will embed our Flash player loaded with your Channel. A Flash integration will be automatically updated if you add or remove clips from the Channel for a hands-free experience.

JavaScript
Pasting this code into your website will display from 1-40 "mini search results", including a video thumbnail, time stamp, and metadata. These can be toggled on or off and customized using CSS.

Clicking on a JavaScript integration will take the user to our video player page with your Channel loaded and the clip they selected playing. A JavaScript integration will be automatically updated if you add or remove clips from the Channel for a hands-free experience.

Clip Tip

Clip Tip: Some blog sites do not support JavaScript.

» Deleting a Channel

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Select the Channel or Smart Channel you wish to delete from the modules on the right.

* Click "DELETE CHANNEL". You will be prompted to verify the decision, as it cannot be undone.

Clip Tip

Clip Tip: By deleting a Channel you will remove it from any website to which it has been published.

» What is a Smart Channel?

A Smart Channel is really a "saved search" that updates your Channel's playlist as new clips become available that meet your search criteria.

» Creating a Smart Channel

* Perform a Simple or Advanced Search.

* Click "PUBLISH CHANNEL".

* Enter a name for your Smart Channel and click the arrow.

» Publishing a Smart Channel

There are two ways to publish Smart Channels:

New Smart Channel:

* Perform a Simple or Advanced Search.

* Click "PUBLISH CHANNEL".

* Enter a name for your Smart Channel and click the arrow.

* Follow the normal steps for publishing a Channel.

Existing Smart Channel:

* Click "my ClipSyndicate" in the top navigation.

* Select the Smart Channel you wish to publish from the modules on the right.

* Click "PUBLISH CHANNEL".

* Follow the normal steps for publishing a Channel.


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