The BoxCast Dashboard is where you will manage your BoxCast account's settings and broadcasts. This article will provide an overview of how to navigate the Dashboard's key areas.
While all the following areas lie within what we refer to as the Dashboard, the actual Dashboard button is like your home button. Clicking the Dashboard button will display any current, upcoming, and past broadcasts.
Schedule a Broadcast
The Schedule a Broadcast button is used to schedule the live events you plan on live streaming. To learn more about scheduling a broadcast, click here.
The Channels button will display a list of all your created Channels. Channels are a great way to organize your content. To learn more about Channels, click here.
The BoxCast Multi-Site Video Player is a solution for enabling remote campuses to watch your live broadcasts. Our advanced DVR player buffers your live broadcast locally, showing advanced statistics to ensure a beautiful picture every time. If you do not see the Multi-Site Player on your account but wish to use, please contact CM@boxcast.com to discuss adding to your plan. To learn more about the BoxCast Multi-Site Player, click here.
The Reports button will display all your viewer analytics, as well as ticket and donation reports. See views of content on the account, or view a map of where viewers are watching from. To learn more about Viewer Analytics specifically, click here.
The Settings page contains several sub-pages, including Account, Preferences, Integrations, Billing, Storage, Appearance & Apps, and API Keys.
The Account tab allows for editing organizational information, as well as for editing your user password.
The Preferences tab will allow you to edit or enable multiple features like:
- Automated Captioning
- Ticketing and Donations
- Geo-blocking, Password Protection, and Embedding Restrictions
- Player Defaults like Countdown Timer, Hide Overlay Messages Before Broadcast, Default Broadcast Poster, Default Pre-Broadcast Video and Hide "Powered by BoxCast" in Player
The Billing tab allows for editing the Credit Card on file, reviewing proposals and invoices. To learn more about Billing, click here.
The Storage tab allows for managing storage bills. You may also change your Storage Policy from Auto-Bill to Auto-Delete, or vice versa. To learn more about Storage, click here.
The API Keys tab provides access to your API keys for customizing and building on the BoxCast video platform. To learn more about these developer tools, click here.
Appearance & Apps
The Appearance & App tab allows for enabling your content to be viewed from the BoxCast app on Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV devices. To learn more about streaming to the BoxCast app for each of these devices, click here.
The Sources button will display which encoders are have linked to your BoxCast account. If you own a BoxCaster, this is where it will appear. If planning to use an RTMP encoder, click "Add a Source" and select the RTMP encoder of choice.
Have more questions about the BoxCast Dashboard? Just drop us a line at email@example.com. We're happy to help!