Cross Video Gallery 6.1 enables multiple users publish their video/audio and attached image/document as easy as ABC. It includes 12 sub modules which offer many cool features which haven’t seen in other competitors, as followings:
1.Multiple user support, authorized users can post their own video/audio and attached photo/document with it.
2. Each user can manage their files. Module supports automatic convert user upload videos to .flv or h.264 format.
3. Amazon Simple Storage Services (Amazon S3) supported.
4. Upload multiple/large files at one time using Ms Silverlight upload control.
5. Video/audio can be from site file, embed code, or external urls(like YouTube).
6. Automatic import YouTube videos (like user upload /favorite/play list, or search based certain condition) into user video list.
7. More than 28 video player skins include.
8. Flash & HTML5 player to play videos on both pc and mobile(iphone/ipad/nokia..etc).
9. All display interfaces are template based.
10. Administrator can disable unwanted video/audio attributes.
11. Administrator can create additional video/audio attributes as their wish,and choose text box/drop down list / radio box list /check box list to edit these attributes.
12. Rss/Email integrated.
13. There are 12 sub modules in package, but all information are manage via 1 single module(CrossVideo_Admin), the other 11 sub modules are used to display information.
14.Advertisement video supported.
15. Fully integrate with Active Social module. When a new video is created, it will automatic add in author profile on Active Social module.
16. Bulk edit/delete media items.
17. Fully rewrote based dnn 6 framework, to utilize the new features which provided in dnn 6.x(new in v5.6)
18. Google video sitemap/Google web sitemap supported to let Google search your videos more easily (new in v6.1)
It is one of the best solutions for video/audio share module.You can
1. View video gallery demo at http://DnnModule.com/Modules/CrossVideoGallery/VideoList.aspx.
2. View audio gallery demo at http://DnnModule.com/Modules/CrossVideoGallery/AudioList.aspx.
3. View more showcase which submitted by our clients at http://DnnModule.com/Showcase.aspx.
4. Visit http://DnnModule.com/FreeDownload.aspx to download trial version which can be used in official domain names. Please read “Cross Video Gallery 6.1 user guide.pdf” before test it.
Please note, v6.1 is based dnn 6.x. If your sites are still in dnn 5.x, please check Cross Video Gallery v5.5 at http://www.snowcovered.com/Snowcovered2/Default.aspx?tabid=242&PackageID=22711.
2. Module Highlights
2.1 Dnn 6 based,Video/audio source, YouTube, Video convert online/offline,Stand alone and serial video/audio. Player Skin,Ad Video, iphone/ipad/nokia....
2.1.1 Fully rewrote based dnn 6 framework
Dnn 6.x is a revolutionary version. It brings a lot of new exciting features, like the form pattern, the jquery ui(jquery tabs), the pop-up windows..etc. Many clients request us to integrate these new features into Cross Video Gallery module, so we fully rewrote it to utilize these new features. You will like Cross Video Gallery new interface if you use dnn 6.x to build your site.
P1 - New interface in v5.7
2.1.2 Different video/audio source
Video/audio source can come from belows:
1. Local File, Flv/Mp4/Swf video(or .mp3 audio) files which you uploaded to site.Module can automatic convert other video format to .flv or h264(.mp4) format.
2. External Url, like followings
:File in exernal site, e.g. http://DnnModule.com/portals/0/test.flv
:Http stream,e.g. http://http://DnnModule.com/video.asp?videoid=3
:YouTube video url, e.g. http://youtube.com/watch?v=aYlx5gW90Aw
:Cdn Stream, e.g. http://hwcdn.net/i5z8g9f7/fms/highdef_FLV/4329528.flv.smil. Support many big cdn server like Highwinds,BitGravity,Limelight..etc.
3. Embed Code, embed code from other sites..
2.1.3 Fully integrate with YouTube
If you have a few videos which come from YouTube, you can choose direct add them as video source. If you have multiple videos, you can choose create a YouTube rss to let module automatic import for you.
You can create YouTube rss based User upload/favorite/play list , or based YouTube standard feeds(like most popular,most viewed,etc), you can also create rss based YouTube category and search condition. Module will use dnn schedule jobs to automatic check your rss item periodically and import videos for you.
For example,if you create a YouTube rss item based your account upload, then when you upload a new video to YouTube, module will detect this new video and import it into your own video list(or video serial) in Cross Video Gallery. You can edit/delete/view and get comment/rating/recommend just like other videos.
2.1.4 Convert user upload video to .flv or h.264(.mp4) format online
User may upload different type of videos, play these videos via normal way is too difficult. Module solves this question by convert user upload videos to flash video format(.flv) or H264 (.mp4 ) format and generate thumbnail. Just like YouTube did.
Below is a incomplete list which module can convert:
1 Real Video (.rm,.rmvb)
2 Microsoft Media (.wmv, .asf,.wm)
3 Apple QuickTime(.mov)
4 DivX/XVID/Motion Jpeg(.avi)
5 Mpeg 1/2 encoded DVD video(.mpg,.mpeg,.mpe,.vob)
6 Flash video (.flv,.f4b,.f4v)
7 Mobile phone video format(.3gp,3g2)
8 Apple/Sony mp4(.mp4,.m4a,.m4v)
P6 - Video Convert
2.1.5 Convert videos offline
We also provide a windows application which can convert video and capture thumbnails. Visit http://DnnModule.com/FreeDownload.aspx to download it.
2.1.6 Stand alone and serial video/audio
You can publish stand alone video/audio or publish serial video/audio. Serial is a group of video/audio, you can put multiple media item in 1 serial so user can watch them one by one.
2.1.7 Up to 28 player skins
Supports up to 28 video player skins,you can choose as your wish.
2.1.8 Ad Videos(new in v5.1)
V5.1 add let you set a ad video which will play before the actual video. You can also specify its play probability(0-100) . This will be helpful if you want to make money via your videos
2.1.9 Flash & HTML5 player support to play videos on both pc and mobile(iphone/ipad/nokia..etc ) (new in v6.1)
Browse video via iphone
In v6.1, we improve mobile support based customer feedback. By default,module will use flash plug-in to play videos.However,if module detect current browser doesn't support flash (For example, if you use Iphone/Ipad to watch video), module will automatic switch to html 5 video tag to play videos.
For live demo, please visit http://dnnmodule.com/Modules/CrossVideoGallery/VideoList/VideoDetail/tabid/125/VideoId/16/Default.aspx via iphone/ipad, you will see how it works.
2.2 Multiple user, file manage, Large file upload, Amazon S3
2.2.1 Multiple user support.
Administrator can choose roles which can post video/audio, specify disk quote and item count this role can have.
2.2.2 User file manager
If user belong to edit roles and his disk quote not set to 0. He can manage his own folder/files. When edit his video/audio, he can choose related files(audio/video,etc) from these files. He can add/delete folder, upload/move/delete/rename/unzip files. Just like site administrator can do in dnn standard “File Manager” page, user can do the same work too. Except the “Upload“ function, module provides more powerful tools.
P2 - User file manager_local
2.2.3 Multiple/large file upload
Module provide multiple/large file upload via Ms silverlight control,don't need change anything in site configuration. User can upload huge files as he wish. The only limitation is his disk quote, and can't upload files which don't in site allowable file extensions.
You can upload .zip files and check “Unzip“ option to automatic unzip after upload. This will reduce a lot of upload time.
P3 - File Upload
2.2.4 Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. You can use it easily in Cross Video Gallery module, simple change storage type as “Amazon S3” and enter your account information.
P4 - Amazon S3
User share similar file manager interface like store in local. For more information about Amazon S3, check http://aws.amazon.com/s3/.
2.3 Gallery, Customize attributes, Category, Tag,Publish varied information
2.3.1 Media gallery ( media type)
Galleries are top-level data to organize information. Each gallery has its own categories/attributes/tags/videos(or audios).
Tips: some people may ask “why we need gallery?” Well, gallery is mainly used to organize attributes/categories. For example, if you use Cross Video Gallery to publish both videos and audios, you may need create different attributes for video and audio, and you also need different categories to organize them. Gallery let you solve this problem easily.
2.3.2 Disable unwanted fields
Video/Audio as some built-in fields, like author/source/image,etc. You can disable them If you don't’ need . If a field is disabled, then it will not display on edit interface which belong to current gallery. And of course, it will also disappear in video/audio list and detail module too.
2.3.3 Customize your own fields ( for long content)
Besides the built-in field, each gallery also supports up to 5 additional fields to let you publish long content (text/html content). You can specify its title and default value. If a field is enabled, then it will display on media edit interface and detail which belong to current gallery. .
2.3.4 Customize your own fields ( for short content)
Video/Audio attributes (e.g. "Director" or "Actor") are used to create inter-dependent video/audio variations. After creating a attribute, you can then create specific attribute values for an individual video/audio (e.g. "Bruce Lee", "Jack Chen", "Sylvester Stallone").
P9 - Customize attributes.
Below is a list of data types you can specify for attribute:
A. Basic data like string / int / decimal / datetime / date / time / Boolean / currency.
B. Special data like email / image / url / text html.
You can specify a list of value for attribute,and display them as drop download list/radio list/check box list. User can choose one(or many) of them while adding medias. After added, these fields will be treated the same as built-in fields. You can add/edit their value, display them on video/audio list module and detail module.
2.3.5 Unlimited level categories
Each gallery has its own categories. You can add unlimited level of categories. A video/audio can belong to multiple categories.
Each gallery has its own tag list. A video/audio can belong to multiple tags.
2.3.7 Publish varied information
By using gallery/attributes/categories/tags, you can publish any type of media information as your wish and show them in different styles.
2.4 Video/Audio, Permission,Image/Attachment/, Private,Protected ,Embed code
A video/audio can belong multiple categories/tags. You can put multiple video/audios into 1 serial to let user watch them one by one. Module provide a “Add from folder“ feature to let you add multiple video into serial more easily.
Administrator can set default view/rate/recommend/comment/attachment download permission for all medias. Besides that , each media can has its own view/rate/recommend/comment/attachment download permissions.
2.4.3 Related Image/Attachment
A video/audio can have multiple image/attachment with it. If author has disk quote,he can choose his own files to add. If his disk quote is set to 0, he can only add from external url.
If you have multiple video/image/audio to add, instead of add them one by one, you can upload them to a folder, and choose “Add from folder “ to add them once.
P13 - Add video from folder
P14 - play related images in video/audio detail.
2.4.4 Private video/audio
If a video/audio (or serial) is marked as private,then it can only be viewed by site administrator and video owners.
2.4.5 Protected video/audio
If a video/audio (or serial) is marked as protected,then visitors need to be enter correct password before view it. Of course, site administrator and video owner don't need this.
2.5.5 Embed code
Just like other video/audio share site, we also provide embed code to let user share your video/audio on other sites.
2.5 Comment,Rating,Recommend,Help ticket, Play list, Abuse Report , Avatar, Bookmark,Active Social integration
Visitor can submit comment/rating/recommend to medias. Administrator can decide which role has these permissions.
2.5.2 Help Ticket
Registered user can submit help ticket to author to get 1-to-1 help.
2.5.3 Play list
Registered user can add video/audio to his play list.
2.5.4 Abuse Report
Visitor can submit abuse report to site administrators, administrator can delete video/audio based these feedback.
2.5.7 Avatar and Social bookmark
Integrate avatar at http://www.gravatar.com/ and also support social bookmark like Google,Facebook,Live bookmarks etc.
2.5.7 Active Social module integration(new in v5.3)
Social network is popular today. In v5.3,we fully integrate dnn official Active Social module. Whenever user post a video/audio, it will automatic shown in his profile in Active Social module.
2.6 Ajax,Template, Controllable, Player, Mail, Seo,Google video sitemap/web sitemap,Rss,
2.6.1 Fully integrate Ajax via JQuery
Provide a uninterrupted watch experience is vital to a video/audio share site. This is why we spend many days to fully integrate Ajax. Whenever visitor submit help ticket/create report abuse, or post rating/comment/recommend, it all done via Ajax and not refresh page to break user video/audio watching.
By the way,we do ajax by utilize JQuery which is part of DotNetNuke,so you don't need install 3-rd components.
2.6.2 All display modules are template based
There are 12 sub modules in this package.Except the CrossVideo_Admin module( which used to manage all data) , the other 11 modules are fully template based. There are some built-in template in package,you can try save a copy then modify them, then choose them as your display.
P19 - Template list
Module offer more than 1100 options to control the layout and functions. Take CrossVideo_List module as example:
P20 - CrossVideo_List settings
By using these options ,you can achieve different layout and functions as your wish. For example:
Example 1 ( Video list with search/paging/rss)
Example 2( Simple video list )
Example 3(Image left with summary/rating/recommend/paging)
2.6.4 Controllable video player
Provide many options to let you control the video(audio) player layout,you can change player skin/color/logo/appearance/play back...etc.And just like we mentioned before, it has 28 built in skins to let you choose as your wish.
2.6.5 Mail integrated
When help ticket/report abuse is submitted/responded..., module will send related mail to author/client.
2.6.6 Seo optimization
A: Add video/audio title to page title while view its detail.
B: Automatic add video/audio title and its tag to page “keywords”
C: Provide a option “Enable seo friendly url“ . If this option is checked ,module will generate video/audio detail page url use its title. We strongly recommend client enable this option if you video/audio title is English.
2.6.7 Integrate with Google web site map(new in v6.1)
As we know, dnn provide a web site map which can be submitted to Google web master tools to let Google index your site more easily. By default,dnn only list your web pages as site map urls.In v6.1, we provide a option to let Cross Video Gallery module also include your videos/audios in web site map urls. It is a must do action if you want to your videos/audios be searched more easily.
P39 - Cross Video Gallery site map provider
2.6.8 Google video sitemap supported(new in v5.9)
Besides web sitemap, Google also let you submit video sitemap to its webmaster tools to let Google index your videos easily. It is a must do action if you want to your videos be searched more easily.For more information,please check http://support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=80472.
In v5.9, module will automatic create Google video sitemap for your site to let you submit to Google easily. It is a valuable feature to improve visitor traffic for your videos.
Note,there is no conflict between your web sitemap and your Google video sitemap. We strongly recommend you submit both of them to Google if possible.
2.6.9 Rss integrated
Rss is everywhere in module, you can subscribe by gallery/category/author/module/month/tag. For example, try visit http://DnnModule.com/DesktopModules/CrossVideo/VideoRss.aspx?VideoTypeId=1 to view our rss.
2.7 Centralized Manage, Online help, Security assure,Easy to use, Localization,Seach
2.7.1 Manage all information in 1 module
There are 12 sub-modules in Cross Video Gallery package. But all informations (gallery/category/attributes/video/comment/help ticket....) are managed via 1 module - the CrossVideo_Admin sub module. Other 11 sub modules are all used to display content.
2.7.2 Online help is everywhere
Instead of write long and complicated help document to explain every detail of this module. We choose to integrate these information directly into module interface.
1.First, we provide detail information for every fields, whenever you feel confused, click the dnn help icon you will see detail explain.
2.For some important information, we directly put help information on module like below
3. We have a user guide to explain how to use this module. Besides that, we also provide detail help in module, to let you read them more easily.
2.7.3 Security assure
Check user input to prevent malice damage(like sql injection, script include,etc). Module also provide security code to prevent comment Spam.
2.7.4 Powerful yet easy to use
We are not build modules for our use, we build for thousands of our customers. So we need consider every detail of the module. Provide necessary help to guide user to use this module as easy as ABC. You will find many wizard control in this module which guide to do things step by step. And we also check every input area, make sure they are correct and display necessary information if not correct. Our endeavor is to build a powerful yet easy to use module for both dnn community and our customers.
All informations in this module localizable. You can localize them by dnn standard localization feature. If you like,please send us a copy of your localzation package at firstname.lastname@example.org, we appreciate of your support.
1. Integrate dnn built-in search mechanism.
2. Provide a standard alone CrossVideo_Search module to make search more easily.
3. Add search function in CrossVideo_List module.
4. Besides that, you can search by gallery/category/tag/author/date/month by using different sub modules.Like CrossVideo_Type,CrossVideo_Category,CrossVideo_Author,...,etc
3. Module List
There are 12 sub-modules in this package:
Visit http://DnnModule.com/Modules/CrossVideoGallery/VideoList.aspx to see how they works.
This module is used to maintain all information related to Cross Video Gallery, like settings/gallery/category/video list/tag list/user file /comment/help ticket/abuse report.You only need 1 instance per portal.
This module is used to display video/audio list. You can add multiple instance as you want.
Supports three flash display style to display video/audio links: Numeric navigate(classical),Numeric navigate(button free),Numeric navigate(integrative). Each flash has its own control options.
Display categories. Supports two display style: List and Tree.
This module is used to provide video/audio search.
Display media detail information
Darticle tag list.
Display media tag list via flash .
Display video/audio creator list, click each item will display his video/audio list.This module is very useful if you have multiple article edit users.
Display video/audio archive by calendar and monthly,works the same as dnn standard blogs module. Click each item will display related media list.This module is very useful if you publish media frequency.
Display galleries( media type),For some reason, we called gallery as “type” in previous versions. In v5.7, we change type as “gallery” based customer’s feedback.
Show registered user watch history.
4. Version History
1. Improve iphone/ipad/mobile support.
2.Google web sitemap supported.
1. Play YouTube videos using YouTube own players.
2.Upgrade Google data api to new version.
3.Improve trial feature to enable install on official domain names.
4.Improve user interface based customer feedback.
1. More information added in Google video sitemap
2.Check box list supported in customized attributes
1. Google video sitemap supported
1. Data manager roles added..
2. Manage tag with paging..
3. More help information included.
1. Fully rebuild based dnn 6.x.
2. Jquery Fancy box plug-in added
3. More help information included.
1. Customize attributes added.
2. Multiple/large file upload support
3. Convert user upload videos to .flv and h264 format.
4. Embed code support
5. Gallery introduced to organize information more easy.
6. Help ticket and report abuse added
7. Amason s3 file storage support
8. Ajax support via JQuery
9. More help information added.
5. Try before you buy
We strongly recommend you try this module before you buy. You can
1. View live demo at http://DnnModule.com/Modules/CrossVideoGallery/VideoList.aspx.
2. Download 30 days trial version at http://DnnModule.com/FreeDownload.aspx. The trial version can be installed on official domain names.
6. Upgrade policy
All modules from DnnModule.com are customer-driven, v6.1 is the 21th generation of this product. We have received many suggestions from our customers since the first release, this module can't be making out without customers help .
As a return to their help,we offer 100% upgrade discount for customer who bought v5.9.
2. Sql server(or sql express) 2005/2008/2010/2012.
3.Asp.net framework 3.5 and above.
8. Help and support
Read the user guide.doc in the package to see how to use this module
Click the online help link in dnn label to learn its meaning
Using the snowcovered help tickets system to submit your question.
Visit our support forum for more specific problem solution.
Mail us at email@example.com if you need more directly assistance(or if you have any improvement suggestion)
9. Version Difference
||Enterprise + Source
|Dnn site installation