This is a feature specific walkthrough on how to setup and use a referrer groups to set allowed website referrals. The feature restricts access to your streams, so it can only be watched when embedded on your own web pages. First, you will want to create a Referrer List. To do this, click PREFERENCES and […]
Please be aware of the default settings of your encoder. For instance, the default settings in Wirecast are for 720p HD videos. Below is a reminder on the common recommendations for bit rates for various video resolutions 1/ Low definition – 360p video: size (measured in pixels): 640 x 360 video bit-rate: 400 Kbps – 1000 […]
The optimal format is: MP4 H.264 AAC This ensures great delivery over the widest range of devices. However, other formats can be uploaded and then transcoded over the system to become compatible. The following are formats that are supported but need to be transcoded after upload to be fully compatible with all devices: MOV M4V […]
Can I prevent others from viewing my content over Dacast? The short answer is yes! You can restrict access to your video and audio content using our geo and referrer restrictions features.
Dacast uses MaxMind, relying on their GeoIP2 databases and web services. The databases are stated as among the most accurate IP geolocation databases available, using the IP of the viewer to detect their country of origin. Through integrating this technology with our own services, Dacast is able to do very accurate country detection to ensure that […]
If you are embedding a DaCast video player on a Google Site and want to use the iframe, make sure the http is set to https. For example, <iframe src=“https://iframe.dacast.com/beta/b/###/c/###” width=”640″ height=”480″ frameborder=”0″ scrolling=”no” allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen></iframe> Here we have added an “https” before the :// which will prevent the Google Site from […]
Only the iframe embed code works with Joomla, not the JS code. Sadly, due to added security, Joomla will remove iframe embed codes when used in the normal HTML Editor. They do this for security reasons. Because of it, though, you will have to update your editor’s settings and allow iframes. To do this, you will […]
Browser Compatibility with DaCast Player Wondering about browser compatibility? First of all, we provide a DaCast player that is fully HTTPS. We also provide HTTPS delivery for all your video content: live channels (m3u8 links included), VODs, Packages and Playlists. Your video content will play correctly on almost all browsers with a secure connection. Additionally, […]
First, be sure to use the iframe code when embedding to your Wix site. This is found under PUBLISH SETTINGS for your individual content. Next, go to your Wix site. Click on Add → Apps → HTML → HTML code Then just simply copy and paste your iframe code. Now click on update and there you go!