What if you want to host your own videos in your own content because you want to control all aspects of your content? Upload Video Create Content for the video, such as description and tags Convert Video to Flash for cross-browser/OS/system happiness
Drupal Problem.... “ ...current Video module is was not designed for a User-generated video website. It was only created to allow a web developer the ability to easily upload a video, and display that video.”
Resource #1 ? http://www.travistidwell.com/flashvideo Check out his Drupal Dash Media Player on the site!
Step 1: Get FFMPEG Step 2: Set up your php.ini file for the FlashVideo Step 3: Get the FlashVideo Module Step 4: Download a Media Player Step 5: Set up a Cron Task Step 6: Create a Content Template. Step 7: Create your Page!
Step 1: FFMPEG is a program that will convert any video format to the very common and ever-so-cool Flash format Truth is, if you have to install it...call a geek. It will go a lot faster than going through this presentation. Pay him in beer and you'll be fine.
Step 2: Set up your php.ini * Recommended Settings for php.ini: o post_max_size=100M o upload_max_filesize=100M o max_execution_time=1000 o max_input_time=1000 OR * Recommended Settings for .htaccess file: o php_value post_max_size 100M o php_value upload_max_filesize 100M o php_value max_execution_time 1000 o php_value max_input_time 1000
Step 3: Get the FlashVideo Module http://drupal.org/project/flashvideo
Step 4: Download a Media Player http://www.longtailvideo.com/players/jw-flv-player/ I have had success with:
Step 5: Set up a Cron Task Once again, find a geek and pay in beer
Step 6: Create a Content Template Content Construction Kit (CCK)
Step 7: Create your Page Go to Administer->Site Configuration->FlashVideo Settings Select the link that says FlashVideo Settings for this node type next to the Page node type. Once you are in there, you will want to check the box that says: Enable the FlashVideo for this node type. And thats it!
Well, that was easy....let's see it in action! http://nooil.tv