Video management basics

This page serves as a foundational guide to the different operations you can use in's solutions for video on demand (VOD).

Before jumping into the different operations, follow these steps to set up your work environment:

Choose an API client

The clients offered by include:


To install your selected client, do the following:

go get
composer require api-video/php-api-client
npm install --save

...or with yarn: 
yarn add
pip install
Using Nuget
Install-Package ApiVideo

Check out the API clients library for detailed instructions for all libraries & SDKs.

Retrieve your API key

You'll need your API key to get started. You can sign up to the dashboard for free. Then do the following:

  1. Log in to the dashboard.
  2. From the list of choices on the left, make sure you are on API Keys
  3. Choose your Sandbox API key. If you want to use the Production API key instead, you will need to enter your credit card information.
  4. Grab the key you want, and you're ready to get started!

Next steps

Check out the different operations for basic video management:

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