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Video Channel [V4] - YouNet

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by YouNetCo

Compatibility : from 4.6.0


Video Channel brings users the ability to collect videos from YouTube channels and gather those videos into their own channels on phpFox sites. This module separates and differs from phpFox Video module. With Video Channel, users can enjoy many YouTube videos, add them to their favorite list, comment on them and even rate those videos right on their phpFox sites.

Product Information:

What's new in 4.02

  • Compatible with phpFox 4.6.0
  • Focus on Settings page automatically when go to module settings in ACP
  • Update alert popup layout
  • Support turn on/off AddThis block via site settings
  • Add User groups setting menu to module settings in ACP
  • Fix bugs

Key Features

  • Support Youtube API v3
  • Support Social Share (AddThis) buttons in video details page
  • Enable users to find and add video channels from YouTube
  • Enable admin to configure video channel settings in admin panel
  • Allow admin to manage video channel categories
  • Search channels from YouTube API
  • Add slider for featured videos
  • Show Video Channel on users’ profile.
  • Allow users to add videos to My Favorites
  • Automatically get videos by time settings (use cronjob)
  • Integrate with Page and Group
  • Play video in Activity Feed
  • Support multiple levels for category

Front End

  • Landing Page:
    • Show categories of videos
    • Search function and option for user to sort videos
    • Featured Video: a slideshow displays featured videos
    • Latest: a list of recent videos
    • Most Viewed: a list of most viewed videos with option to view all
    • Most Discussed: a list of most discussed videos with option to view all
    • Can search videos by name and sort videos
    • Browse videos by category
  • View Video:
    • Enable users to add a video to My Favorite of module Video Channel
    • Can share video via AddThis
    • Support embed code
    • User can like as well as write the comment to video
    • Can view some related videos on Suggestions block
    • Admin has ability to feature / un-feature the video
  • My Videos:
    • List out all the videos created by current user
    • Owner can edit / delete video
  • My Favorites:
    • List out all the videos favorited by current user
  • Friends’ Videos
    • List out all the videos created by friends of current user
  • Featured Videos
    • List out all featured videos
  • My Channels
    • List out all channels added by current user
    • For each channel, owner can perform some actions such as: auto update videos, add more videos, edit or delete channel
  • All Channels
    • List out all channels added by all users
  • Add a Channel:
    • User can add a channel directly by pasting URL from YouTube
    • Allow users to select privacy setting when adding a video channel
    • Enable users to search for video channels on YouTube and select a video channel to add.
  • Channel Detail:
    • List out all videos of the channel
    • Can search videos and sort videos in the channel
  • Member Profile Page:
    • Show Video Channel on member profile page
  • Integrate with Social Publisher
  • Integrate with Page

Back End

  • Add Category:
    • Allow admin to add categories for video channel
  • Manage Category:
    • Admin is able to manage video channel categories
  • Manage User Groups:
    • Enable admin to configure video channel settings for each user group
  • Settings:
    • Allow admin to configure many settings for video channel
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