Player Configuration Guide
This article details the configuration settings and features for the Streamable embedded player. These settings determine how the embedded player is rendered and how the configured video is played back by the end-user.
Here is an example embed code for a Streamable video with tracking enabled:
Here are the basic settings that are commonly included in an embed code.
|shortcode||string||unique ID for video (required)|
|embedid||string||unique ID for embed (optional)|
|height||integer||height of iFrame in px (optional)|
|width||integer||width of iFrame in px (optional)|
|mute||boolean||mute video (defaults to false)|
|autoplay||boolean||autoplay (defaults to false)|
These settings are suitable for most integrations and common CMS platforms. For example, here is a responsive embed code for a Streamable video with autoplay, muting, and tracking enabled:
Here are some advanced settings that can be used for larger publishers and enterprise implementations. In order to use these settings, please contact us.
|looping||boolean||loop video (defaults to true)|
|branding||string||url of logo or brand img (optional)|
|video source||string||url of video src (optional)|
|poster source||string||url of thumbnail src (optional)|
|source height||integer||height of source video in px|
|source width||integer||width of source video in px|
With these settings, the player can be used with an existing video infrastructure and CDN offering without utilizing hosting and streaming from Streamable. For example, here is an embed code for an externally hosted video using the Streamable player:
The following options set the advertising schedule and playback for the Streamable embedded player. If you would like to enable video advertising, please contact us.
|type||string||set preroll or postroll ad schedule|
|timeout||integer||timeout for ad request in millisec|
|skipdelay||integer||time before user can skip in sec|
|tag||string||url of VAST/VPAID tag|
Using these settings, the Streamable player can be configured to play a wide variety of supported video ads. For example, here is an embed code for a Streamable video with a preroll and a 15-second skip delay player:
Please contact us if you have any questions regarding player configuration.