How to Create a Video

Learn how to create any type of video on Maestro.

Creating all types of videos on Maestro follow the same general steps. Here's how this process will look.

  1. Open the "Library" page from the admin navigation bar
  2. In the top right, click "Add New" 
  3. Select "Video"
  4. Enter the URL of the video. Note: URL must begin with "https," or you will receive an error
  5. Hit "Save"

Adding an iFrame Video

If adding an iFrame video, select "iFrame Video" first, and then enter the URL.


Remember to "Save" and then "Publish" the updates.

Adding YouTube Live & VODs

  1. Open the "Library" page from the admin navigation bar
  2. Click "Add New" in the top right
  3. Select "Video"
  4. Paste in the YouTube URL. It should look something like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AbCd37fGh89
  5. Once the metadata populates, click "Save"

Adding Twitch Live & VODs

  1. Open the "Library" page from the admin navigation bar
  2. Click "Add New" in the top right
  3. Select "Video"
  4. Choose Twitch Live or VOD
    1. Twitch Live: Paste in the URL of the channel (i.e. https://www.twitch.tv/twitch)
    2. Twitch VOD: Paste in the URL of the video (i.e https://www.twitch.tv/videos/628970443)
  5. Once the metadata populates, hit "Save"

Adding Vimeo Live & VODs

  1. Open the "Library" page from the admin navigation bar
  2. Click "Add New" in the top right
  3. Select "Video" and click "iFrame Video"
  4. Choose URL Format (Live and VOD)
  5. Paste the URL of the video (it should look like this: https://player.vimeo.com/video/123456789)
  6. Fill out the metadata fields (including Name, Duration, and Thumbnail; the Thumbnail is optional)
  7. Click "Save"

*Note: Private videos cannot be displayed on Maestro.