Video selector

The video selector enables you to display and retrieve one or several selected videos.

Using the video selector, you can:

  • Select and deselect videos
  • Select one or multiple videos
  • Upload videos by either selecting them from a list, or using drag and drop
  • Search for videos in the currently opened library or in all libraries
  • Select the provider from which to retrieve videos
  • Filter videos by Libraries, Categories, Tags, or Dates
  • Sort videos by Title, Date created, or Date modified

NOTE: You can change the video selector's behavior by editing the widget's properties in the Advanced settings section.

The videos you select are stored in a scope array variable. The default template visualizes videos using the sfCollection directive. For more information, see Use a generic collection directive.

You can use the video selector in the frontend, as well as in the backend. For example, on a page, as well as in a widget designer.

The sfVideoSelector is a directive with an isolated scope that is defined in a module with the same name: sfVideoSelector.

The following image is an example of a video selector:

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In your DesignerView.YourView.cshtml file, place one of the following tags anywhere in the HTML code:

Single item selection:

Multiple item selection:

The values of the attributes are scope properties that you define in the MVC widget controller.

Attribute Description
sf-model
Accepts a scope variable that holds the selected items.
sf-filter
Accepts a filter object to use when filtering displayed items.
sf-provider
Accepts a provider name to use when retrieving the items to display.
sf-multiselect
Specifies whether the video selector allows multiple items to be selected. If not present or set to false, every time you click the array of selected items holds only one item - the clicked one.
sf-deselectable
Specifies whether the video selector allows selected items to be deselected when they are clicked again. If an item is deselected, it is removed from the array of selected items.
sf-template-url
Allows you to override the template of the video selector.
sf-template-assembly
Specifies the assembly where the template of the video selector is located.
sf-master

Defines whether the selector displays videos and their statuses, such as DraftLocked, and so on, or only published videos. To configure the Videos selector to display master items, that is, all videos, independently of their status, set the sf-master="true". By default, the selector displays only live videos and the value of the sf-master is set to false.

NOTE: When you set the sf-master="true", the selectors lists the items but does not display their status.

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