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Set up Vidyard for Adobe Experience Manager


To set up Vidyard for Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), make sure you have these requirements before you start: 

Note: An AEM administrator or developer should perform this setup. 

Install Vidyard for AEM package

  1. Log in to Adobe Experience Mangager. 
  2. Navigate to the CRX Package Manager page.
    CRX Package Manager.
  3. Click Upload Package.
  4. Click Browse, and open from your file browser.
    Note: Download from the link in the Requirements heading above. 
  5. Click OK.
    Uploading the Vidyard for AEM zip file.
  6. The Vidyard for AEM package will appear at the top of your package list.
  7. Click Install.
    Click Install on the Vidyard for AEM package.
  8. In the Install Package dialog box, click Install.
    Click Install.

The package is now installed!

Confirm that the package was installed properly

  1. Navigate to CRXDE Lite.
  2. Expand the apps folder.
  3. The installed files will appear in a folder named Vidyard.
    CRXDE Lite apps folder will have a vidyard folder.

Configure the Vidyard for AEM package:

  1. Navigate to the AEM Web Console.
  2. Use Ctrl-F or Cmd-F to search for com.vidyard.aem – Service Configuration.

  3. Click +.
  4. Enter the API key for any Vidyard group or sub-group(s) you want to connect to AEM. 
    To locate your Vidyard API Key(s), complete these steps within each group you want to connect to AEM.
    1. Log into Vidyard.
    2. In the Group menu, click Integrations.
      Group menu, Integrations menu.
    3. Under Vidyard API Token, click Show Token beside the Admin Role, then copy the API token.
      The Vidyard API token location.
    4. Return to AEM and paste the API Key into that field.
      Vidyard API key fields.
    5. Click + to add additional API keys. 
  5. Click Save.
    Save API Keys.

Add and configure the Vidyard component to an AEM page in design mode.

Now that things are install and configured, you can add the Vidyard Component to an AEM page.

Optionally, to test the component first:

  1. Navigate to Sites.
  2. Under + Create, click Create Page.
    Under Sites, click Create.
  3. Select Vidyard Player Template, then click Next.
    Select the Vidyard Player template, then click Next.
  4. Give the page a name and title.
  5. Click Create.  

To add the Vidyard component to a page:

  1. Open the site page (either the test page, or the page where you want to add the Vidyard component).
  2. In the top toolbar, switch from Edit mode to Design mode.
    The Edit or Design mode menu.
  3. Select the parent area of the section where you want to add the Vidyard component.
  4. Click the configuration Wrench icon above that section.
  5. Under the Allowed Components section, expand the General list.
  6. Scroll to the Vidyard Player component, and click the checkbox to enable it.
    Check the Vidyard player component checklist.
  7. Click OK.
  8. Vidyard videos can now be added to this section in Edit mode. Learn how to add a Vidyard player to this section!
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