Setting Player Properties

Product(s)
Video Cloud
Brightcove Player
Role(s)
Studio User
Player Developer
Task(s)
Create & Configure Players

This topic provides an overview on how to modify player settings in the Players module.

To configure or edit player settings, open the Players module and click on a player name. To edit the player properties, click an item in the left navigation menu.

The following player properties can be configured:

Note: Any changes made to a player may take up to 5 minutes to appear in published players.

Player Information

The Player Information properties are used to configure the player name, sizing, aspect ratio, dimensions update mode and version. For more information, see Setting Player Information Properties.

Styling

The Styling properties are used to configure the player type, player appearance, colors and a player overlay. For more information, see Styling Players.

Playback

The Playback properties are used to configure the video playback options. For more information, see Configuring Player Playback Properties.

Controls

The Controls properties are used to configure the controls that appear in the player control bar. For more information, see Configuring Player Controls.

Social

The Social properties are used to configure the social options for the player. For more information, see Configuring the Social Properties for a Player.

Plugins

Plugins use a combination of HTML, JavaScript and/or CSS to customize the behavior of the player. Plugins can be developed to:

  • Modify the default behavior of a player
  • Add functionality to a player
  • Customize player appearance

For more information, see Configuring Player Plugins.

End Screens

The End Screens properties are used to configure what is displayed when a video ends. For more information, see Configuring the Player Endscreen.

Advertising

The Advertising properties are used to enable IMA ads in a player. For more information, see Configuring Player Advertising.

Content Restriction

The Content Restriction properties are used to configure domain restrictions and geo filtering for the player. For more information, see Configuring Player Content Restrictions.

Audience

The Audience properties are used to enable Audience integration and configure the player with an Audience connection and lead form. For more information, see Creating an Audience-enabled Player.

JSON Editor

The JSON Editor can be used to edit the player configuration. Care should be taken when editing the player configuration.

Note: This is an advanced option and should only be used by publishers who are comfortable editing the player configuration.

For information on editing the player configuration, see the Player Configuration Guide.