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Common Configuration Settings

In this topic, you will learn about the common configuration settings used when creating or modifying your app in Brightcove Beacon.

Overview

This topic is a compilation of the common configuration settings associated with your Brightcove Beacon app. You will find these settings in other documentation related to completing specific tasks in Brightcove Beacon, including the following tab sections:

  • Layout
  • Pages
  • Channels
  • Movies
  • Playlists
  • Programs / Series
  • Events
  • Commerce / Package / Streams / Advanced

Rights & Scheduling

The Rights & Scheduling section lets you define playback permissions and set publishing schedules for your app.

Here is an example when adding or editing Pages:

Rights & Scheduling
Rights & Scheduling

This table contains the fields you will find in the Rights & Scheduling tab:

Field Required Description
Status Yes Select one of the following types:
  • Published
  • Unpublished
Rights Type Yes Specify if your channel will support advertising from the following values:
  • Free
  • Advertising - AVOD (Advertising Video-On-Demand)
  • Advertising - SVOD (Subscription Video-On-Demand)
  • Inherit - This means that the rights will be inherited from the series to which this season belongs.
Rights Start date Yes Set the starting date and time for your app. (Also, Start Time)
Rights End Date Yes Set the ending date and time for your app. (Also, End Time)
Devices to publish Yes Add the devices you wish to publish to. Select the Select / Unselect All Devices to see a list of available devices.
Permitted locations Yes Select the geographic locations where you want to allow users to view your content. Click inside the Permitted locations box to see a list of locations.
Denied locations No Select the geographic locations where you DO NOT want to allow users to view your content. Click inside the Denied locations box to see a list of locations.
Max Devices No Set the maximum number of active connected devices for an account. Integer value.
Max Streams No Set the maximum number of streams that can be watching from the same account. Integer value.

Textual Data

The Textual Data section allows you to add displayable text. This is the name that appears in your app.

Here is an example when adding or editing Pages:

Textual Data
Textual Data

This table contains the fields you will find in the Textual Data tab:

Field Required Notes
Title Yes The displayed title for your app. You will find an input field for each language you have defined.

Non-Textual Data

The Non-Textual Data section allows you to upload background and icon images for your app.

Here is an example when adding or editing Pages:

Non-Textual Data
Non-Textual Data

This table contains the fields you will find in the Non-Textual Data tab. Note that you can upload images for each language you have defined.

Field Required Notes
Icon Yes The image that you want to represent your page.
Hover Icon Yes This image is displayed when the user hovers over the icon image.
Horizontal Background Yes The background image displayed when the users device is in landscape mode.
Vertical Background Yes The background image displayed when the users device is in portrait mode.

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Page last updated on 09 Apr 2020