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    Brightcove with Peer5 Integration

    Integration of Peer5 with Brightcove is done through Studio. This topic provides the steps to add the Peer5 Plugin to a Brightcove Player.

    Steps for adding the Peer5 plugin to a player

    1. Go to the Players module in Studio and select your player (or duplicate your existing player to create a new Peer5 enabled player).
      Create Player for Peer5
      Create Player for Peer5
    2. When the player has been created, click on the player name to edit it.
    3. In the sidebar, go to the Plugins section.
    4. Choose Scripts in the tabbed menu.
    5. Click Add a Script.
    6. Paste the plugin string below in to the popup box (get the Account_ID from your Peer5 account).
      https://api.peer5.com/peer5.brightcove.plugin.loader.js?id={Account_ID}
      Add Plugin Script
      Add Plugin Script
    7. Click Save.
    8. Click Publish and Embed and then Publish Changes:
      Publish Player Changes
      Publish Player Changes

    Test the integration

    Steps to test the integration

    1. Go to the Media module in Studio.
    2. Select a video and click Publish and Embed and then choose Web Player:
      Publish Video
      Publish Video
    3. Select your Peer5 enabled player.
    4. Click the link below "Preview in browser" to open the player in a new tab.
    5. Add &peer5_show_stats=true to the end of the URL.
    6. You should see a Peer5 overlay window appear. As the video plays, you will see data presented that is also being sent to Peer5:
      Peer5 Player Overlay
      Peer5 Player Overlay

    Page last updated on 28 Sep 2020