What is a poster widget?
A poster widget is a section on a webpage that displays a poster. The poster can be overlaid with text.
How can a poster widget help your video website?
Create a webpage for your show, playlist, or any sort of content you want to feature as a webpage
Add a poster widget section. (with a trailer or introductory video)
Follow it with a video listing. (If you want to create a page for a single video, skip this step and link the actual video in the previous step)
Optimize this page for search engines – with a suitable title and description.
Creating feature pages for the most sought-after content in your library will help you acquire more users.
How to add a poster widget to your video website?
From the Endpoints section of the left menu, select Responsive Website > Website
Head to the Pages tab
Add a new page and give it a name (you can skip this step if you want to add a poster widget to an existing page)
Click on the Add Section button
Choose Poster Widget as Section Type.
Fill in a Section Title and select a Type and Content (to select the video content)
Make choices in the Content Settings section to customize the appearance of the widget
Finally, click on the Save button
Here is how a poster widget will appear on a website
💡 Pro tip: You can add poster widgets to your mobile apps (Android and iOS) similarly by navigating to the Pages tab in the respective endpoint customization
Learn more about the message widget.