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How to setup Video Streaming via BlazingCDN

Written by BlazingCDN

Written by BlazingCDN

January 19, 2023

BlazingCDN is a content delivery network (CDN) that allows you to speed up the delivery of online content to users around the world. One of the many types of content that can be delivered via BlazingCDN is video streaming. In this article, we will show you how to set up video streaming in BlazingCDN.

Step 1: Sign up for a BlazingCDN account

The first step is to sign up for a BlazingCDN account. You can do this by visiting the BlazingCDN website and creating an account. Once you have an account, you will need to configure your CDN zone settings and add your streaming playlist URL (HLS or M3U8) specify as an origin.

Step 2: Create a Pull Zone

To start streaming your video content via BlazingCDN, you will need to create a CDN zone. A CDN zone is a type of zone that allows you to pull video content from your origin server and deliver it to users via the BlazingCDN network. To create a pull zone, you will need to access the BlazingCDN dashboard and select the “Anycast CDN” option and click  . From there, you can create a new CDN zone and configure the settings.

Step 3: Connect Your Video Content

Once you have created your CDN zone, you will need to connect your video content to it. To do this, you will need to provide the Streaming URL of your video content to BlazingCDN in playlist format HLS or M3U8.  Once you have provided the URL, BlazingCDN will begin pulling your video content from the origin server and delivering it to users via the BlazingCDN network.

Step 4: Embed the Video on Your Website

Once your video content is connected to BlazingCDN, you can embed it on your website. To do this, you will need to use an HTML5 video player that supports streaming protocols like HLS or M3U8. You can find a list of compatible players on the BlazingCDN website. Once you have selected a player, you can embed the player on your website using the CDN zone domain URL provided by BlazingCDN.

Step 5: Monitor Your Stream

Finally, it is important to monitor your stream to ensure that it is working correctly. You can do this by accessing the BlazingCDN dashboard and monitoring the stream status. You can also use the analytics provided by BlazingCDN to monitor the performance of your stream and make any necessary adjustments.

In conclusion, setting up video streaming in BlazingCDN is a simple process that allows you to deliver your video content to users around the world at high speeds. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily set up video streaming in BlazingCDN and start delivering your content to users.