Welcome to the third Release Note of 2023!
This quarter, we developed several features to optimize monetization (indicated by ) on your embedded Players and to manage their integrations in an even easier way than it was.
Learn more about these exciting new improvements and much more below!
If you have any question, please reach out to your assigned Account Manager or our Support team, we're here to help you!
Optimize in-app Player monetization with App-Ads.txt
We are introducing an App-Ads.txt crawler to your Dailymotion Studio to help you optimize and secure monetization on Dailymotion Players running within your application environment.
With this new feature, you will be able to:
- Easily control who is allowed to sell ads on your in-app Players
- Ensure your App-Ads.txt file is available and up to date at all time
Learn more on how to use App-Ads.txt on your Dailymotion Studio
Seamless embed flow from your Dailymotion Studio
Your Dailymotion Studio interface has been improved so you can easily retrieve fully customized embed codes.
You can now select your preferred Player configuration from a dropdown menu, and watch as the embed code is automatically populated with the corresponding Player ID. In just a few clicks, your embed code is ready to use.
Having the Player ID in the embed code ensures:
- Accurate performance tracking and monetization
- Centralized and easy Player management
Learn more about how to embed content from the Dailymotion Studio
Protect your content with embed restrictions
Your Dailymotion Studio gives you the option to grant or deny permission for specific domains and applications to use your content. You can specify whether these restrictions apply to individual videos or universally across your entire channel.
With this feature, your content is protected and used in a way that aligns with your guidelines.
Learn more about Domain and App restrictions
Improve engagement & monetization with playlist embed and recommendations
Our Player UI allows you to embed playlists with automatic recommendations, enabling you to display additional related content to your audience and keep them engage for more than one video.
Combining playlists with automatic recommendations brings your earnings opportunities to a new level:
- Engaged users with longer viewing sessions
- More opportunities for ad impressions
- Increased monetization
All you have to do is activating a Player setting: check how to combine playlist embeds with automatic recommendations
Discover more about our accessibility improvements
Dailymotion is committed to digital accessibility, making sure that our platform and services are inclusive and user-friendly for everyone, including people with disabilities. As part of this commitment, we have achieved partial compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA.
We have recently been working on making sure that our Player and dailymotion.com website are compatible with assistive technologies such as screen readers and keyboard shortcuts.
Learn more about accessibility on Dailymotion.
Autogenerated subtitles available in french and english
As part of our commitment to improve our products' accessibility, subtitles are now automatically generated in French and English (depending on the channel language) on dailymotion.com, on our mobile applications as well as on embedded Players.
Autogenerated subtitles are automatically added during the upload process without further action on your side.
Learn more about autogenerated subtitles and the channels eligible
Navigate live streams easily with the "Back to live" button
We have reintroduce the "Back to live" button on the Player for live streams (with DVR enabled).
With this button, viewers have the freedom to navigate within different moments of your live stream using the seek bar. No matter where they are on the seek bar, clicking on the "Live" button at the bottom left will bring them back to live.
Learn more about the DVR option on live streams
Developers & API
Optimize your Player for header bidding solutions
Our Player has been optimized to work more efficiently with header bidding solutions and manage ad requests for all ad slots.
Partners using header bidding solutions can now upgrade their Player embeds with this improvement by using the followings new elements:
- Add new Player parameter
enable_wait_for_custom_configin Player configuration
- Listen to new dedicated Player event
Check the dedicated implementation guide for more details
Pass in your custom Player config with embed_url and embed_html fields
This way, your Player ID will be included in the embed url or html code received, ensuring:
- accurate performance tracking
- easy and centralized Player management directly from your Dailymotion Studio
Note: this change will also impact the
url tag in the MRSS feed generated for playlists in your Dailymotion Studio (Media > Playlist > Playlist details > MRSS)
Learn more in the Data API Changelog
Our iOS SDK now comes with a brand new sample application that provides an overview of what our SDK can do.
It comes with 2 key components:
- iOS sample app: download the sample app on your mobile device and explore the functionalities of our SDK in a user-friendly UI with video demos
- Source code: for deeper insights, the source code of the sample app is available on GitHub so you can customize as you wish and easily integrate the SDK into your projects.
If you haven't checked it yet, consult the full iOS SDK documentation.
Dailymotion & Apps
Enjoy the best of Dailymotion on your phone
With our new brand positioning, we are dedicated to continue improving your browsing experience on mobile and add new features so users can share opinions and engage with creators' content.
Among our latest features, discover the rating slider and polls that we introduce in the following sections.
Share feedback with more than a like
As a social platform fostering constructive discussions and authentic interactions, we are enabling users to express themselves fully with more than a simple like or dislike.
Users can choose from 5 nuanced ratings to share feedback with content creators and express how they feel about a video:
Amazing, Cool, Interesting, Boring, Clickbait
See how to rate a video with more than a like
Join the debate with polls
Whether you have strong opinions or you're just curious about what other might think, polls invite you to vote and see what are other users' perspective about a topic.
Learn more about polls
Opening Dailymotion Studio to all users
We are happy to announce that all users have now access to the Dailymotion Studio! As a user, you will now benefit from the same interface than Partners (minus some features) to publish and manage your content.
To access your Dailymotion Studio:
- Log in on dailymotion.com
- Hover over your avatar in the top right corner
- Select Studio
Enjoy your new Dailymotion interface!