A video streaming or sharing website is always a good idea to rake in profits. Don’t believe me? Take a look at YouTube, Vimeo, DailyMotion, Hulu or MetaCafe. These sites have millions of daily users and without a doubt; the respective owners are raking in the moolah!
So, are you interested in starting a video streaming site of your own? Worried about all the technicalities involved? Don’t! Clip-Share is there and it is undoubtedly one of the best video streaming website scripts out there. Not only that it provides you with the widest range of video selections, the management of the website becomes easier for you as well.
A good Clip-Share hosting will make sure that the videos you stream in websites are properly played in different computers and can be downloaded or linked to other relevant websites as well.
Now, take a look at the basic requirements to make good use of Clip-Share hosting:
- MySQL (Any version above 4 should work)
- GD Library 2 or Higher
- Mplayer along with Mencoder
- PHP (The version should be at least 4.3, however Clip-Share hostings are yet to be tested in PHP 5)
- Libogg along with Libvorbis
- LAME MP3 Encoder
Make sure that your PHP settings are along the lines of what is mentioned below. This is important for proper working of your Clip-Share hosted video streaming website:
- safe_mode = off
- max_execution_time = 1000
- open_basedir = (no value)
- output_buffering = on
- post_max_size = 100M
- session.gc_maxlifetime = 14000
- post_max_size = 100M
How to use Clip-Share?
It all depends on your budget. You can buy the script and run the same on a dedicated server.
However, this option may not suit those with low budget. In such cases, you can buy a Clip-Share hosting package from a reputed hosting provider. The price varies from $3 to $25 per month depending on the features of a particular package.
Other advantages of Clip-Share
- The URLs are search engine friendly.
- 21 different languages are supported.
- Multi-server support is provided.
- Videos can be automatically grabbed from YouTube.
- The video loading speed is high.
- Clip-Share is great with resource allocation for full optimization of the video streaming website.
- Recently Watched Videos are displayed for users.
- Clip-Share displays member details, along with upload, download and bandwidth statistics.
- Background Process Video Conversion comes with Clip-Share, improving the uploading functionality.
- Video page numbering and other relevant details such as top rated, favorite and most liked videos are displayed.
Try out Clip-Share first and you should not see reasons to complain! If you see however, please share your thoughts with everyone through the comments section.