This article provides the instructions to create and configure a YouTube card, which allows you to display YouTube videos on your TVs. 

Note
An improved YouTube card is made available in July 2019. The card is now an Appspace Supported card, which will be periodically updated by Appspace with new templates and features.

Existing YouTube card card templates (prior to this release) which were categorized as Community Cards will be removed from the Appspace console.

Important

  • Please refer to our An Introduction to Cards and Channels guide for an in-depth introduction to the types of cards that are ideal for your signage solutions.
  • Cards are only supported on devices with the Appspace App. Legacy devices are not supported.

What’s in this article:

Prerequisites

  • Ensure your device is compatible, please refer to the Supported Card Types section in the Compare device media player capabilities article.
  • Account Owner, Publisher, or Editor (author) role in Appspace required to configure authentication on Google Slides card.

Create and Configure YouTube Card

Follow the instructions below to create and configure the card:

  1. Login to the Appspace console.
  2. Click the QUICK ACTION menu on the top right and select Create Card, and proceed to step 4 below.
    Or click Library from the Appspace menu navigation bar on the left, and proceed to step 3 below.
  3. Select the desired folder in the library, click the ADD button, and select Create Card.
  4. Select YouTube from the Filter by template menu, and select a desired card template.
  5. Enter in the YouTube URL or playlist link in the address field.
  6. You may make the following customizations:
    • Set the maximum video resolution.
      • 1080p – Selected by default.
      • 720p
      • Auto
    • Customize the playback behavior of the video.
      • Show loading splash
      • Loop continuously
  7. Once customizations have been made, click Next.
  8. In the Save tab, enter in the Title, as this is a mandatory field.
    Optionally, you may enter in the ArticleCaptionContent ExpiryContent Tags and even upload a custom thumbnail for the content.
  9. Click Save to complete, and you may now proceed to add the card into a playlist channel.
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