How to Cross Post Videos from Blip to Your CCTV Blog - Automatically

How to Cross Post Videos from Blip to Your CCTV Blog - Automatically

  • Posted on: 12 March 2007
  • By: jmc

Your blip.tv blog and cctvcambridge.org blog can mimic each other by setting up your blip.tv account to autmagically cross post to your cctvcambridge blog. If you are having trouble making this work, don't fret, I am here to help. Just drop me a line at jason at cctvcambridge.org. I can even do it for you, if necessary. Here is how:

  1. Log-in to your blip.tv account.
  2. Click on “Distribution”
  3. Click “External Blogs”
  4. Click “Add Blog”
  5. Under blogging system type, select “Drupal,” click “Next”
  6. In the admin location, type: http://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/add/blog and then click, “Next”
  7. The “API Endpoint” address is: http://www.cctvcambridge.org/xmlrpc.php
  8. Enter your log-in information, your username and password for cctvcambridge.org
  9. Select from the drop down menu, “YourName: blog"

To edit the way the post will look in your cctvcambridge blog:

  1. Go to your blip.tv account and select “Distribute”
  2. Click on “Jason: blog” account and click “edit”
  3. Decide on how you want it to look working through the form. You can see a preview of the final product at the bottom of this form. There are options for a flash player, a quicktime link and many others.
  4. Click “Save.”

From now on you can choose to have your posts to blip.tv cross-posted to your blog by checking off the new "cross-post to my blog" box. You'll find this checkbox on all of blip.tv's post forms.