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 Dailymotion video upload API in EasySocial.

Indeed, Dailymotion offers a Video Upload API. And this allow to decentralize the uploading and hosting of videos.

On GitHub you can find a script already done. You can try on your site, it works great ?

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

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

Compared to Youtube, Dailymotion has a much less rigorous policy. If adult content is published, your Dailymotion account will not be blocked. This is an important point in our case.

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.

Thank you,
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