Content owners can create and publish clips that can be accessed by users during media playback, these clips are available for all users that have access to the media file. The clip creation and publishing option is only available to users who have uploaded content into illumira and to illumira administrators for their respective media files
Difference between My Clips v/s Published Clips
My Clips creation option is available to any user that has access to view the media file. While all clips under My Clips are available by default to the user who created them, they can only be made available to other users by sharing their URL.
Published Clips can created by content owners and administrators. They are available to any user having access to the media file and need not be shared explicitly. They are available to edits from under the Admin Dashboard interface.
To create a clip/chapter for publishing it along with an existing video follow the steps as outlined below to navigate to the uploaded file and use the feature.
To start, users need to log into illumira using their credentials. Once logged in, users can follow the steps below to navigate to the Media listing interface.
Select from the drop-down menu under the displayed user ID.
The User will then be directed to Dashboard page displaying all the available user options. To view uploaded media content click on the 'Media' menu button.
To create the clips/annotations for an exisiting media resource that has been uploaded, click on the title link for that resource.
The user will be directed to the Edit Object interface.
Scroll down to the Publishing options tab. The Chapters option will be available to the user.
Click on the Add/Remove option. The user will be presented with the Add Chapters interface.
To set the duration for the chapter:
- Select the start time of the chapter by dragging the media scrubber to the desired point and click on 'Set Current' next to the Start Time heading
- Select the end time of the chapter by dragging the media scrubber to the desired end point and click on 'Set Current' next to the End Time heading. The user can choose to not specify the end time if you want the chapter to continue till the end of the media duration.
Previewing created clips
Editing and Deleting Chapters/Clips
To permanently delete a previously created clip, hover mouse next to the clip timings, and click on the Delete button.
The user will be presented with a confirmation box to confirm the request. Select yes to confirm deletion. The clip will be deleted.