[Phpwm] [OT] Youtube for video upload/backend for Website

Ed Lea edleadesign at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 14:42:00 UTC 2010

any particular reason for youtube?

there are plenty of white label services like http://blip.tv/ or these

On 10 December 2010 14:37, Pete Graham <petegraham1 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm starting work on a brands website that will let registered users upload
> videos. I didn't want to reinvent the wheel so was planning to use Youtube
> as a backend to handle the upload and storage. Ideally the uploaded video
> will go to the brands Youtube channel (I don't want users to have to need to
> log-in to Youtube and the client wants to have ownership of the videos).
> I'd seen sites like Speech Breaker (bit over a year old now)
> http://www.speechbreaker.co.uk/ which were publishing videos to one
> Youtube channel (which appeared to be using the PHP API). However from
> reading up on Youtube API documentation and terms & conditions it seems
> somewhat unclear if this is allowed anymore.
> Does anyone know if this is possible? I'm currently researching
> alternatives, I'd prefer to use a existing video website API (can Google
> Video or Vimeo handle this?). Rolling our own solution is a possibility but
> we don't control the hosting environment so installation of custom video
> conversation software (FFMPEG, etc) could be problematic.
> Any ideas greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> pxg
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