Getting Started

Create a 24/7 Playlist Live Loop (VOD to Live)

First step is to request a “Playlist (VOD to Live)” feature. Once you have this feature enabled, a Playlist entry with a sample metadata will be created under your OTTfeed account. You can find it by searching 24/7 on the OTTfeed homepage (make sure you have “Playlist” selected in the Type dropdown). Click on the […]

Using OBS with OTTfeed RTMP livestream solution

First step is to request an “RTMP solution for Livestream” feature. Once you have this feature enabled, you will receive an “RTMP server” URL and a “Stream Key” that looks something like this: ​RTMP server: rtmp://encoder.ottfeed.com/live?e=TUaQUg0V0pXMUVTRko1Z…. Stream Key: 52424bb2312 In addition, a Livestream entry with a sample metadata will be create under your OTTfeed account, […]

Create a Roku Channel

There are three ways to build your Roku channel: 1. Develop your own custom Roku application. This is a long and expensive process that can take anywhere from 3-6 months and cost thousands of dollars upfront. This option is for anyone who wants to have an SVOD (subscription video on demand), TVOD (transactional video on […]

Everything You Need to Know Before Starting Your Roku Direct Publisher Channel

There are a multitude of informative articles that describe how to set up your Roku Direct Publisher channel, but not many explain the pros and cons of using Roku Direct Publisher or if it’s the right choice for you and your business. Many users start Roku Direct Publisher and spend a lot of time trying […]

Add Livestream to Your Roku Channel

Note: When Roku server is ingesting your content feed (every 24h) and your livestream is not active, it will be rejected by the Roku server. We provide a workaround (custom RTMP solution) as an additional service, if you are interested, contact us about our RTMP server. Log into your OTTfeed account https://my.ottfeed.com. Add new content by […]

OTTfeed Quickstart Without Vimeo Account

Log into your OTTfeed account https://my.ottfeed.com. Add new content by clicking the “Add new content” button. Select your video type, the most common type is short-form video, read more about different types. On the video detail page, make sure you enter all the required metadata to publish your video (e.g., title, description, tags, etc.). Note: […]

Connect Your Content Feed to Your Roku Direct Publisher Channel

To connect your content feed to your Roku Direct Publisher channel, you first need to publish your feed. Here is a quick step-by-step guide on how to publish your feed. Next, copy the Feed URL for Roku Direct Publisher. Go to your Roku developer account and select your Roku channel. On the Channel page, select […]

Create Categories

On the Homepage, click on the “Manage categories” button. On the Categories page, click on the “Add new category” button. Add a name for the category and decide if the category will be based on Tags or Titles. Categories based on “Tags” have “Matching” and “Sort by” options. Matching “Any Selected Tags”: This will list any […]