Working with video URL parameters

Working with video URL parameters

You can customize interactive videos with parameters you pass to Cinema8 video urls.

Check out this video to see a running example of how you can configure a video with url parameters.   https://cinema8.com/video/ADQrr9X6?sub=en&t=s10&autoplay=1

This video will start from 10. second and with the English subtitle enabled.You can customize your interactive videos by this way using url parameters.These Parameters can be changed with Javascript api using Cinema8 JS Api.

You can also use URL parameters to customize embeded videos inside iframes.

  1. <iframe style="position: absolute; top: 0px; right: 0px; bottom: 0px; left: 0px; width: 100%; height: 100%; border: 0;" src=" https://cinema8.com/video/5J7ArMDN?sub=en&t=s10&autoplay=1" gesture="media" frameborder="0" webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen allow="autoplay; fullscreen; microphone; camera"></iframe>

Available URL parameters are ;

Parameter

Description

Default Value

Notes

 autoplay

If set to "1" video will play automaticly in supported environments.
0
Available values : 0 - False , 1- True
 sub

Enables opening the video with selected subtitle , if null or empty no subtitle will be applied to video.You can change this value programmatically from javascript code.
null
Available values : Language codes enabled from creative studio "Subtitle" section. 
  token

You can pass authenticated users token to this parameter.By this way Cinema8 analytics will collect user generated date for and assign to this user.If parameters is empty the user generated data will be collected anonymously.To learn more about generating tokens for specific users check this article.
null

Available values : Tokens generated from Cinema8 Authentication Server.
  externalVideoUrl

Enables viewing an external video within Cinema8 Video Player.
null
Available values : any valid Video Url format.
  externalUser

Enables tracking an unregistered user with specified user fields.available userfields wil be stored for this audience and you will be available to track the user with specified userfields in reporting and analytics section.No user entity will be created in your account , this parameter is only for unsecure audience tagging. 
null

Available values : A json formatted text to specify user fields.

externalUser: {
        name: "John",
        surname: "Doe",
        email: " john.doe@gmail.com ",
        reference: "111-222-333"
 }
  t

Enables starting your videos from a predefined t. second.
null

Available values : any valid numeric between videos time line in seconds. 
  resumeLastPosition 

Cinema8 video player stores information about  viewed frames within the video.If your audiences are comming from an authorized place and if you want to keep your audiences within the video from where they left off , you can set this parameter to true.
0
Available values : 0 - False , 1- True 

 


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