Komento 3.1.2, EasyBlog 5.2.7 and EasyArticles 1.1.3 Released
Hello,

EasySocial has a feature allowing users to upload their video file.
However, this is restricted to those whose server includes FFMpeg Library.
In addition, hosting videos are very expensive because it consumes a lot of bandwidth.

To overcome this problem, and thus allow us all to enable the uploading of video files directly from our sites, I suggest that Stackideas integrate the YouTube Data API in EasySocial.

https://image.ibb.co/dQMp3d/You_Tube_API.jpg

Indeed, YouTube offers a series of APIs. And there is one that allows to decentralize the uploading of videos.

We find some examples of integration with Wordpress and Joomla.
Here's an interesting Joomla extension :
https://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/extension/social-web/social-media/youtuber/

And a script that Stackideas could inspire :
https://codecanyon.net/item/youtube-video-uploader-30/15413440

With a similar integration, concretely :

  • the user will upload his video file directly to the EasySocial website
  • the file will be automatically uploaded to your YouTube channel
  • YouTube will process the video
  • and EasySocial retrieves the link from the YouTube video and publishes it on your site


Your server does not need to be powerful.
Playing videos does not consume the bandwidth of your server.
Users don't not need to have or create a YouTube account, because the videos are directly upload to your YouTube channel.

We will save a lot of money and we will offer great functionality for our users :
upload video files without leaving Joomla and EasySocial !


I hope many of us want this feature. Because it would be really great !
The examples show that this is possible.
I'm sure Stackideas would succeed.

What do you think ?

Thank you,
Philippe

This section can only be seen by users with a valid subscription.
If you have a valid subscription, please login now

Support is
Offline

It is currently a weekend from where we are at. Some answers may already be available on our documentation

Rest assured that we will get back to your posts as soon as the week starts!

Your time
Stack Ideas time