Drupal 8-Brightcove Connector: Installation

This topic walks you through the installation of the Video Cloud connector for Drupal 8.


Drupal-Brightcove Video Connector allows you to manage Brightcove Video Cloud videos and players within Drupal, and easily embed videos in Drupal pages. Note that this is for Drupal 8. For Drupal 7, see Drupal 7 instructions.

Installation Steps

  1. Navigate to the drupal_composer_project folder using your console.
  2. In your console, run:
    • composer update
    • composer require drupal/token drupal/time_formatter drupal/inline_entity_form drupal/entity_browser drupal/ctools drupal/embed drupal/entity_embed drupal/media_entity drupal/brightcove
    • composer require 'drupal/brightcove:1.x-dev'
  3. Navigate to your Drupal site. The first step is to install several modules, if you haven't already. To do this, click on Extend in the site administrative interface, then find the following:
    • Entity
    • Media entity
    • Token
    • Time Formatter
    • Inline Entity Form
    • Brightcove
    • Brightcove Proxy
    • Media Entity Brightcove
    The easiest way to find and install these modules is to use the search feature. Check the box for the desired module, then click install.
    A search box complete with
    To search, type the name of the module into the search bar.

Once you're done, you can move to Configuration.