Brightcove Player Information Modal

Product(s)
Video Cloud
Brightcove Player
Role(s)
Player Developer
Topic(s)
Troubleshooting/Error Handling

In this topic you will learn how you can view player information from the Player Information Modal window.

View player information

You display the player information by right-clicking on the player and selecting Player Information, as shown in this screenshot.

Select Player Information from context menu

Once you select Player Information you will see the modal window containing information about the player, as shown in this screenshot.

Player Information in modal

Close the modal window

You close the modal either pressing the ESC key or by clicking on the close icon at the top-left.

Close icon

Alter the context menu

You can alter the menu that appears on right-click, called the context menu. To do this you must alter the configuration of your player. The tool to perform the configuration change is curl. The two changes you can make, and how to affect them, are shown here.

Prevent the menu appearing

If you wish to prevent the player information context menu from appearing at all, you can use the following curl statement.

curl \
  --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
  --user $EMAIL \
  --request PATCH \
  --data '{
      "debugger": false
  }' \
  https://players.api.brightcove.com/v2/accounts/$ACCOUNT_ID/players/$PLAYER_ID/configuration

Prevent the Brightcove menu option

If you wish to prevent the About Brightcove menu option from appearing, you can use the following curl statement.

curl \
  --header "Content-Type: application/json" \
  --user $EMAIL \
  --request PATCH \
  --data '{
       "debugger": {"brightcoveBranding": false}
  }' \
  https://players.api.brightcove.com/v2/accounts/$ACCOUNT_ID/players/$PLAYER_ID/configuration