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Manage Events

Create New Events, Manage Exisitng Events, and update your User Profile.

Click the Edit User button to expand the Edit User Profile panel. Users can view their information and modify their Nickname, First Name, and Last Name.

Click About H4V Base to view general information about H4V Base Events.

Creating a new event is simply done by clicking the New Event button in the H4V Base panel. Upon an event's creation it will appear in your Event list.

Manage Events - Commands

Edit Event: Click to edit specific event.

Preview Event: Click to open a seperate tab with a preview of the event. Use in combination with the Edit Event to change settings and then refresh the preview to see changes - great for tweaking settings to insure they are just right!/p>

Embed Event: Click and Copy the embed code for the event.

Delete Event: Click to delete event - be careful it can't come back.

Manage Events - Edit User

Users can set and change their nickname, first and last names.

H4V Base - Basic Information

Event Title: This is the readable identifier for the event and is used as the lead on-screen title and browser title on non-embedded presentations.

Event Description: Multiline description that will be displayed under the on-screen title and also used as the meta description tag. Some text decorations are allowed, such as <strong>, <em>, <kbd> and <small> for display.

Event Footer: Copyright statement. Font Awesome icons are supported; use <i class="fa fa-copyright"></i> for the copyright symbol. On non-embedded presentations the footer is stickied to the bottom of the page.

H4V Base - Images

Slate URL: Slate is a special Poster image that is displayed in the body of the video player prior to the start of a live event. Slates typically describe the upcoming event, event time, any special instructions, and branding used to inform the audience while they wait.

Poster URL: Poster image is displayed in the body of the video player prior to and after video is played. Pausing during play freezes the current video frame without the Poster image.

Logo URL: Image will be displayed centered on the event page between Title and Description.

Bug URL: Small logo bug that will be displayed on the player screen. Approximately an image size of 36x36 to 50x50 pixels, typically a PNG with clear background like this h4v logo bug image

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H4V Base - AutoSwitch Primary Videos

Live Streaming URL: If specified H4V Base plays this video for all users, unless AutoSwitch Mobile specified.

On Demand Streaming URL: If specified H4V Base plays this video for all users, unless AutoSwitch Mobile specified.

Test Streaming URL: When in test mode H4V Base plays this video. If no URL is specified, but in test mode, a default video will play.

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H4V Base - AutoSwitch Mobile Videos

Live AutoSwitch Mobile URL: If specified H4V Base plays this video for mobile users.

On Demand AutoSwitch Mobile URL: If specified H4V Base plays this video for mobile users.

Test AutoSwitch Mobile URL: When in test mode H4V Base plays this video. If no URL is specified, but in test mode, a default video will play.

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H4V Base - Options
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Video Player Only?: Set if this event is strictly the player alone - typical for embedding or full browser viewing in combination with Responsive - width 100%.

Video Autostart?: As soon as player is loaded it begins playing, be careful if you find it annoying when you visit a site and a video starts playing without your interaction ... this is that setting!

Volume Preset: Scale of 0 (no volume) to 100 (full volume).

Volume muted?: Regardless of preset, volume is muted.

Aspect Ratio: In combination with Responsive determines width to height ratio.

Stretching:
none - shows the video as is
fill - zooms and crops to fill player but maintains aspect ratio
exactfit - will override aspect ratio to fit player
uniform - maintains aspect ratio but fits player

Video Player Responsive?: If player will responsively change its size based on size of browser.

Width/Height: Width/Height are set to an fixed pixel dimension. If responsive, width is a percentage from 1-100 that tells the player to occupy the percentage of given available width.

Share Embed with Public?: If not Video Player Only then an embed link will be displayed in footer for public sharing.

Hide Event Title?: Hide the Event Title when set.

Event Mode: What mode is the event in Live (or waiting for Live), On Demand, and Test modes.

Live Event Start Time: set UTC time for the start of a live event stream - Time Now

Low/High: in seconds, define range for distribution of Gate Rush Protection. Typically set to utilize pre-roll, the time the stream is live prior to the event happening, Low set to half of pre-roll and High set to pre-roll time. (For Example, 5 minutes of pre-roll, Low 150 and High 300)

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