Assigning Categories to Content  Assigning Categories to Content

Assigning Categories to Content

Michael Smith Michael Smith

Once you've created categories to organize your videos and playlists into, you will want to begin assigning metadata values to your content. Review the directions below to assign the necessary metadata to your content.

To Assign a Category to a Video

1. On the Zype navigation menu, click Video Library.

2. In the Video Library, search for the video to be assigned to a category, then click the Edit button to the right.

pasted_image_0__4_.png

3. On the Edit Video page, click the Metadata tab.

4. Check the boxes of the category values to be assigned to the video.

pasted_image_0__5_.png

5. Click Save Metadata.

To Bulk Assign Category Values to Videos

You can bulk assign one or more category values to several videos all at once.

1. On the Zype navigation menu, click Video Library.

2. On the Video Library, search for the videos to be assigned to a category, then check the boxes to the left of the videos. This enables the Update button to the top left of the list of videos. 

To select all videos, check the box on the topmost-left instead.

pasted_image_0__6_.png

3. Click the Update button. Select a category from the dropdown, followed by the values needed to be assigned

4. Click the Add Values link to apply your changes. If you have already added category values to the videos before, and you want to replace the existing category values with the newly-selected values, click Replace Values instead.

pasted_image_0__7_.png

To Assign a Category to a Playlist

To assign a category to a single playlist, follow the steps below.

1. On the Zype navigation menu, click Playlists.

2. On the Playlist page, search for the playlist to be assigned to a category, then click the playlist name.

Screen_Shot_2021-06-29_at_11.41.23_AM.png

3. On the Edit Playlist page, click the Categories tab.

4. Check the boxes of the category values to be included in the playlist or excluded from the playlist.

Screen_Shot_2021-06-29_at_11.43.03_AM.png

5. Click Save Categories.

To Bulk Add "Include" Category Values to a Playlist

You can bulk add one or more categories to a playlist. This only applies to adding an "include" category value to your playlist.

To do this, follow the steps below.

1. On the Zype navigation menu, click Playlists.

2. On the Playlists page, search for the playlists to be assigned to a category, then check the boxes to the left of the playlists. This enables the Update button to the right of the search control. 

To select all playlists, check the box on the topmost-left instead.

Screen_Shot_2021-06-29_at_11.47.10_AM.png

3. Click the Update button. Select a category from the dropdown, followed by the values needed to be assigned. 

4. Click the Add Values link to apply your changes. These will automatically be selected in the "include" section of your playlist category configuration. 

If you have already added category values to the playlists before, and you want to replace the existing category values with the newly-selected values, click Replace Values instead.

Screen_Shot_2021-06-29_at_11.50.18_AM.png

 

 

 

Was this article helpful?

0 out of 0 found this helpful