Changing the Metadata (Deprecated)

To improve search engine optimization (SEO), you can display the title, description, and metadata on the web page.

Important: Ooyala Player V3 is deprecated and is scheduled to be disabled on 2018-01-31. After that date, Player V3 will no longer play your video or audio content. Customers still using Player V3 need to migrate to Player V4 (see Migrating from Player V3 and Player Migration FAQ).

To change metadata:

  1. Open the web_example.php file.
  2. Navigate to the mainclass.
  3. Make any changes to the title:
    <h1 id="video-title">Title </h1>

    The content of the element is ignored and will contain the content specified by the id attribute. For example, if a video has the title “My Awesome Skateboarding Dog Video” and you want make it appear as: “The Criterion Collection: My Awesome Skateboarding Dog Video”, you would replace it with the following:

          <h1>The Criterion Collection: <i id="video-title"> Title </i></h1>
         
  4. Make any changes to the description:
    <p id="description">Description</p>
  5. Add any metadata. For example:
    <p id="director" class="meta"></p>
         <p id="release_year" class="meta"></p>
         <p id="rotten_tomatoes_rating" class="meta"></p>
         

    If the video does not have the specified metadata, the content will be blank.

  6. Make any changes to the layout of Discovery recommendations in the related_video_container and trending-video-container classes.
  7. Save the file and restart the server.

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