Meride API - Video - Create

This page explains how to create Video elements.

Entity name: video.

POST http://API_DOMAIN/rest/v2/video.{format}


Attribute Value Mandatory
title A non-empty string YES
video Video source URL.
Formats accepted: avi, mpg, mp4, flv, mov, wmv
If you don't have a remote video resource you can upload a video using the Guide to upload a video
short_description A string NO
description A string NO
tags A string where each tag has the character , as a divider NO
preview_image A reference to the absolute path of the image on your disk or a remote URL.
Formats accepted: jpg, png, gif
snapshot 1 if you want to automatically generate a poster image. 0 to disable automatic generation. NO
snapshot_time the time instance from which to generate the poster image. Mandatory format: (hours:minutes:seconds.milliseconds). The parameter snapshot must be set to 1. NO
squeeze_slot Encoder slot from which you want to convert the video. To view the slots available on your Meride, query the queues_video.json resource NO


Field Value Description
id string Object ID
title string The title of the video
short_description string The associated short description
description string The associated complete description
tags string List of tags separated by commas
duration float Video duration in seconds
available_video boolean If the video is available for playback, the value will be set 1, otherwise it will have the value 0
invalid_video boolean 1 If the video was not converted correctly, 0 otherwise
created_at string The create date that follows the format Y-m-d H:i:s
Y(year) m(month) d(day) H(hours) i(minutes) s(seconds)
preview_image string URL of the associated preview image

Example of a request

curl -i -H "Accept: application/json" -H "Content-Type:application/json" -H "access-token: [your-access-token]" -X POST http://API_DOMAIN/rest/v2/video.json -d '
    "title": "Video title",
    "video": "http:\/\/\/video_source.mp4",
    "preview_image": "http:\/\/storage.image\/test_image.jpg"

Example of a JSON response

	"title":"Video title",
	"created_at":"2012-09-25 17:55:47",

Note The object created will be returned as a response

PHP SDK documentation
$merideApi = new Meride\Api('[your-auth-code]', 'http://API_DOMAIN/', 'v2');
$response = $merideApi->create('video', array (
  'title' => 'Video title',
  'video' => '',
  'preview_image' => 'http://storage.image/test_image.jpg',