Whether you need a powerful video publishing platform or a simple video gallery, it all comes standard with PHP Melody - The original Video CMS.
PHP Melody is a self-hosted Video CMS which evolved over the last 9 years. SEO optimization, unbeaten security and speed are advantages you no longer have to compromise on.
A truly great CMS should help you save time and make your life easier not complicate it. Nobody enjoys spending time and money on inferior solutions. If you value your time, don't settle for anything but the best video CMS with a proven track record, constant support and updates.
Whether you're creating a personal or business video site, PHP Melody gets the job done. This is a no fuss CMS, fit for 2017.
Getting started today means you can start publishing videos in a matter of minutes, not days. Setting up your video site for the first time is both easy-to-do and straightforward.
Whether this is your first time installing a CMS or you're web savvy, the entire setup process will take around 15 minutes...or less. Each license comes with a detailed installation manual (PDF) to see you through the quick installation.
The fact that installation is possible on any hosting account, however basic is another unique characteristic of our Video CMS. Our customers have their video site up and running within the hour.
Make money from day one. Copy & paste your ad code into the predefined ad zones and you're ready to go.
PHP Melody has a comprehensive built-in ad manager which covers all types of ads: classic banners, pre-roll static ads and pre-roll video ads.
Highlights from the built-in ad manager:
You don't need a programmer to make it look good. This is a video CMS you can tweak and customize without editing a single line of code.
Theme changes including color scheme, page width and logo upload are done with a mouse click or two; in real-time for you to see. All this magic is always available in the comfort of your dashboard.
Tweak your video gallery without code editing:
And for those who need more, we invite them to get messy. The layout is clean, logically laid and the layout (theme) is separated from the PHP code for easy customizations.
The simple truth is that most CMS developers simply don't care about your SEO strategy.
Since the first release of PHP Melody (9 years ago) one of our top 3 priorities was SEO. That hasn't changed since then.
Besides having URL friendly links, great internal link structure, proper use of HTML5 and search engine guidelines, we've gone even further.
Markup Schema is one example where we've gone further. It is part of the new standard used by search engines to rank sites in their search results.
If SEO is important to you, choose PHP Melody and your SEO priority will be our responsibility.
It takes just 3 clicks to add videos from YouTube.com, DailyMotion.com or Vimeo.com. That's true. Using the official APIs, you can search, organize and retrieve any video you want; in bulk or one by one.
Whether you’re creating a niche video site or a personal video gallery, when it comes to importing videos, there is no substitute.
Highlights of video importing:
Did you know?
PHP Melody started out as a YouTube importer back in 2007.
That's just one year after Google paid 1.6Bn for YouTube.
PHP Melody works with all your favorite video formats: flv, avi, mkv, divx, mov, wmv and mp4. The multi-part upload process guarantees uninterrupted uploads every time.
Planning to upload 3GB files? No problem, because there are no file size limitations. However, be mindful of your disk space requirements and make sure that you hosting account has enough disk space.
Planning to allow your users to upload videos? No problem. Registered users can add their own videos. The approval process can be fully automated or moderation-based. Furthermore, you can limit how many videos each user can upload/day or the size of each upload among other settings.
Unique to PHP Melody are the built-in presets for 40+ of the most popular video sites. This means that adding videos from Dailymotion.com, VK.com, Vimeo.com, etc. is done automatically for you. Copy/pasting data is not required when adding videos from any of the 40+ supported video sites.
But what if any of those videos is taken down or no longer works? For that purpose, we've built the video checking bot which automatically checks the health of your entire video collection and reports problematic videos.
You won't find any other Video CMS that can do this.
Embedding videos not covered by our "automatic video embed" presets can be added to your site the old fashion way.
Embedded videos are tightly integrated into your site's back-end and front-end. There is no difference when it comes to managing or displaying them on your site.
Broadcast live to the web and mobile devices alike any RTMP stream. Bundled with PHP Melody are smart and capable video players such as FlowPlayer and JW Player. They enable live streaming of any RTMP feed.
For example, you can use your Wowza Media Server to stream content directly onto your site. There's no other software to install or configure. Add your RTMP link and PHP Melody will take care of the rest.
Similar to any other videos, live streams can be protected or made available only to registered users.
We examined the leading blogging platforms and distilled their best features into our Article Module. You'll find the easy to use Article Module is an excellent way to publish your content right from the PHP Melody dashboard.
Keep a blog, publish articles and create custom new pages by enabling the built-in Article Module. There is no learning curve and no extra software to install.
Highlights from the article module:
Update your pages anytime, anywhere because you only need a browser to do so.
With a few drag-and-drops, you can also upload photos, videos or attachments to your pages.
What was a chore is now a pleasure. Your pages can be updated anytime and from anywhere.
Delegate your publishing tasks to your team thanks to the many user roles. Since PHP Melody supports a multi-author site, adding editors or more administrators is always easy.
As your site grows you will be prepared to delegate publishing tasks to your team or hired freelancers. If your SEO strategy includes article publishing, you'll soon this feature indispensable.
Control over how much access editors receive is, of course, adjustable. You can even restrict them to publishing only new articles and nothing more.
Your license is instantly delivered so you can get started right away.
The installation is well documented and simple to follow 2-step process.
You're now ready to publish, manage and monetize your videos.
With PHP Melody you can create a video site without any costly investments in servers or VPS instances. PHP Melody is efficiently designed without any bloated code or needless MySQL queries.
This means you can run and scale your video site flawlessly on any hosting platform which meets these basic requirements.