Brightcove Plugin

Start pulling your Brightcove data into your Watching That account

  1. Login to your Brightcove account.

  2. Navigate to your Brightcove players page and then select the player you want to add the plugin to.

  3. Click the “PLUGINS” section of sidebar menu.

  4. Click "Add a Plugin" and choose "Custom Plugin"

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  1. Open a new browser tab and login to your Watching That account, then navigate to the Plugin Setup screen via My Account > Plugin Setup dropdown menu.
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  1. Copy the “Plugin Name”, then switch back to the Brightcove tab and paste the copied Plugin Name into the Plugin Name field.
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  1. Then go back to the Watching That tab and copy the “Plugin URL” from the Plugin Setup screen on your Watching That account, then switch back to the Brightcove tab and paste the copied Plugin URL into the JavaScript URL field.

  2. Return to the Watching That tab again and this time copy the “Plugin Config” at the bottom of the screen. Then switch back again to the Brightcove tab and paste the copied "Plugin Config" into the "Options (JSON)" field. It should look like the following but with your own apiKey:

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  1. Then finally press the Save button at the bottom of the plugin section.

  2. Republish the player to set the plugin live. Data should start appearing in your Watching That dashboard within 15 minutes.

Deeper integration

Check out our integration guide to start pulling video and player names from your Brightcove account so that you don't have to look at hard to decipher IDs.