Uploading audio files and embedding video from a source like YouTube or Vimeo can be done in the click of a button!
To begin, click Add New from the Media panel on the left of the screen.
Title and Description
The first thing to do is name and describe your media item. This title will be searchable in your Sermon Engine, and will also translate to your RSS feed if you're publishing to a podcast.
You'll also want to describe your media item, using a short sentence or two to summarize the content.
Next you can add a speaker for filtering and search. This is a great way for your church members to filter through your sermons! You can add new speakers by simply typing and hitting enter, or choose from the drop down of previously used speakers.
Next, select the date when the sermon was recorded. You can choose a publishing date later on if you want to backdate it or set it to publish in the future, but this recorded date is helpful for sorting in your Sermon Engine and in your RSS feed.
Now you can upload your sermon content! You can upload an audio file, embed a video file, or both.
Let's start by uploading an audio file. Choose a valid file type from your computer (either .mp3 or .m4a) and upload audio as large as 500mb. Once you've done that, add some artwork to it! Our recommend size is 1400x1400 pixels or larger. Keep in mind that audio artwork displays at a square 1:1 aspect ratio!
Embedding video isn't any more difficult than pasting a valid YouTube or Vimeo link into the video link field. When you've pasted a valid link from YouTube or Vimeo, you'll get a checkmark confirming that you're good to go.
NOTE: If you delete the linked video from it's host (YouTube or Vimeo), that will break the link to your Sermon Engine.
Media Item Settings
Now that you've successfully added your sermon content, let's round out the rest of those settings by adding some scriptures, tags, and attachments.