Configuring Player Embed Settings in Backlot
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After you create a player (see Creating a Player in Backlot), you can configure its embed settings. Any changes are automatically applied to all videos that are associated with this player.
Note: Any page-level player params that remain in your website code will still have priority. See Order of Precedence in Player V4 Settings.For Player V4, see also Basic Embedding Information and Embedding Player V4 on a Web Page.
Player Embed Sub-tabTo configure player embed settings in the Backlot UI, go to the Embed sub-tab.
- Log in to Backlot: https://backlot.ooyala.com/.
- Choose the MANAGE tab.
- Select an asset from the list.
- Choose the Embed tab.
- Player Settings
- Generate Embed Code
Select a Player to ConfigureUnder Custom Player in Player Settings, select from the list a player that you want to configure. The player version determines which embed code options are available to you.
Configuring Player SettingsConfigure basic embed settings for the selected player.
|Player (Custom or Default)||Select the player to configure.|
|Permalink where content is embedded||URL where the content is embedded.|
|Content ID||Backlot ID for the selected content.|
|Player ID||Backlot ID for the selected player.|
Generating the Embed CodeGenerate the embed code for the selected player.
|Size||Size of the player window. One of the following settings:|
|Embed Code Type||Select the type of embed code from the list box. Available options depend on
the player version associated with the selected player.
Note: If you use the Flash embed code, iOS devices will be unable to view the video. To ensure your video can be viewed on Apple devices, use the HTML embed code.
Note: Audio assets require HTML.
|Generated Embed Code||Embed code (HTML format) that Backlot generates based on your other selections on this tab. Click the Copy button to copy the entire embed code to your clipboard. Paste the content on the page where you will publish it. If you are publishing to HTML, make sure the content is within the HTML <body> element. For Player V4, see Embedding Player V4 on a Web Page.|