Installing and configuring the Drupal video module is not as complex as one might expect. Although it may sound like a lot of work, in reality it can be done by anyone, even non-technical people, with minimum effort.
The first step is to download and install the newest version of Drupal. You can find this in the main downloads page of the Drupal website. Once you have downloaded it, you will want to install it on your own server. You should ensure that the installation directory is accessible by all users, so that you don’t need to provide an FTP account and password when you install the modules on your own server. Once you have installed the module on your own server, you can now go ahead and create a video with the Drupal video module.
The video file is going to be stored on the root of your server, which means that it will be visible to anyone who wants to see it. You can then upload your video to YouTube, Vimeo, Flicker, Metacafe or other video hosting site. Once the video is uploaded, you will have access to the video interface on the Drupal video module. From here, you can do everything that you want to do with the video, such as posting it to YouTube, uploading to Metacafe or other video hosting sites and inserting your own music track or voiceover.
You may also want to upload other videos from your Drupal Video Gallery onto your own website. For example, you can post a video showing you how to do something using the Drupal Video Gallery. This is a great way to share information about the modules with your clients and customers. You can also add some comments to these videos and even make them available to other users on YouTube, Vimeo or Metacafe.
Once you’ve posted the video you have uploaded to a video hosting site, you can add your own comments to the video, but if you don’t like the comments that Google automatically posts in response, you can use the comment feature on the Drupal video module. Simply select “Add a comment” and select the video you wish to add a comment to and then upload the video to YouTube. or another video hosting site. You can use the “add a comment” button on the “Settings” menu of the Drupal video module itself to select your own comment.
When you are finished posting comments to the video, be sure to click the “Play” button to start the video. Your comments will appear as soon as the video starts playing, and you will be able to leave comments while watching the video without having to stop and rewind.
When you are finished creating comments on the video, you will be able to edit them and even add audio if you want to and make changes in the video, just as you would on any other video. You can also drag and drop the objects within the video as well.
Once the video is being published to YouTube, Metacafe or another video hosting site, you can then save the video and put it back in the gallery or add it to the blog, where it can be viewed by others. You can also publish the video on other media hosting sites, such as Twitter or Facebook, and share the link on other social networking sites. If you are using your blog for your primary source of traffic, such as a blog or a social networking website, the video will also show up on other blogs and websites that feature your content.