A YouTube activity links users from your mobile application to YouTube. It allows you to stream videos in your app.
To add this activity, open the Components section, expand the Media category, and pick YouTube.
When you have added the YouTube activity, from the left side of the preview will appear settings of a video type.
Choose the method you like for generating your videos.
Display videos by
This setting controls which value will be used to generate your list of videos. Choose from Username, Channel ID, Playlist ID, Search phrase, or Single video.
Show videos belonging to a specific user using their YouTube username, such as AndromoAppMaker.
Shows videos belonging to a channel using its YouTube Channel ID.
Show videos belonging to a playlist using a YouTube playlist ID, such as Andromo’s Quick Tips playlist, PLQIkRevU6k8XJUjoQ2qmjyl6Vovwa6npR.
Show videos matching a YouTube search phrase or query, such as porsche+red.
Single video URL
Show a single video using its full URL provided by YouTube.
A single video is the simplest option. You will just need to put a link to it in http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HguXVfPgpBY format.
For other options, you will need a YouTube API key. For additional information on getting your YouTube IDs please see the Getting YouTube IDs and Creating a YouTube API Key knowledge base articles.
You can customize your YouTube activity on the right part of the builder.
Basic settings of the chosen activity.
Here, you have an URL of this particular activity. You can later use it for cross-linking among other app activities (for example, a custom page).
In this section, you can change the title of your YouTube activity, add a subtitle and a description to it. This will help users navigate through your app.
You can also add a search bar to your YouTube activity, which allows users to search in the app.
In this section, you can paste your YouTube API key, and choose a style type for the activity (a content layout inside the activity):
Monetization settings section.
If you have previously set a monetization option to your app, you may or may not include a static banner in your YouTube activity (tick if you want to display ads in this activity).
You can also choose an advertising network for this banner — AdMob or Facebook Ads.
If you have previously set a monetization option to your app, you may or may not include interstitial ads in your YouTube activity (tick if you want to display ads in this activity).
You can also choose an advertising network for this interstitial — AdMob or Facebook Ads.
A visual representation of your activity.
The navigation drawer is a clickable icon in the left upper corner of your dashboard, that opens a list of all app’s features and helps users navigate through your app.
Here, you can set some navigation drawer’s parameters:
The app bar is an upper line with the activity’s name on your app’s dashboard.
App bar leading section lets you choose what to depict on the app bar:
You also have extra app bar settings here to tick:
This section defines how this activity’s icon will be shown on the app dashboard.
In ‘’Look’’ section, you can choose the symbol which will represent your activity on general app’s dashboard:
Also, you can use a custom size of activity icon, or set parameters regarding a quantity of columns, rows. You will also need to set column and rows sizes at the activity’s group level (list or carousel), as well as at the Dashboard level (left side of dashboard settings).
Tick the Use custom styling and set the icon’s parameters:
You can turn on the Icon setting, so that the icon will appear on the activity card.
Tick the Use background image – Browse images to upload and set the icon’s background picture.
This section helps you set an interface for your activity.
Tick the Use background image for activity if you want to upload your picture as a background image inside the activity.
Add the image with the Browse image button. The file should be an image.
The YouTube activity itself also has a settings image (a gear). You can add ads there, hide, duplicate, or delete the activity.
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