Streaming Live is a plan feature
Please reach out to your assigned Account Manager or our Support Team to subscribe and set up the feature on your account
Each of your live streams has a dedicated dashboard accessible from your Dailymotion Studio.
In this article, you will find a detailed description of all the features available in the Control panel section of your live dashboard.
Control panel overview
The visibility toggle enables you to decide if your live stream can be visible for your audience.
Check the dedicated article to learn more about your live stream status.
Display number of viewers
This button allows you to decide if the number of viewers currently watching your live stream can be displayed. If enabled, the number of viewers appears directly on the Player when hovering with your mouse.
You can choose to enable / disable the DVR (Digital Video Recorder) by switching the toggle on or off.
DVR allows your users to rewind the live stream:
- They can use the loading bar to go back up to 4 hours
- They can go back to live by bringing the cursor back on the right
Check the dedicated article to learn about the Adbreak feature and how to monetize your live stream.
Live stream stat
The live stream stat gives you the technical information of the stream received by Dailymotion:
- Video bitrate
- Audio bitrate
- Key interval
Note: this section is available on all dashboard tabs, and is only visible when your live stream is on air.
More information about the encoding parameters.
Stream URL and Stream key
The Stream URL and Stream key are relevant information to paste in your encoding software configuration:
- Stream URL: Dailymotion uses the RTMP video streaming protocol. Paste the Stream URL in your encoding software so it can send your stream to the Dailymotion servers.
- Stream key: this is your unique stream identifier that authorizes your stream to go live on your Dailymotion channel.
Important: Never share your Stream keys! This is a sensitive data that could lead to compromising your Dailymotion channel when leaked.