Searching your media

Written by Stuart Auld

Last published at: October 8th, 2021

When you have been uploading videos for a while, your Media library well end up being quite full and can be a bit tedious to navigate.

In order to mitigate this hassle, Viostream has provided a multitude of different search options for you to utilise!

Within the Media library, your videos will be listed with some basic information displayed alongside the video's thumbnail and title. One of these pieces of information is a string of random numbers and letters; this is that video's Public Key.

A Public Key is a unique identifier that is given to each individual Media item. These, as well as the video's title, can be searched up in the top right of the Media library.

Not only can you search individual items, but you can select a group by using the Filter option!

With the Filter located in the top left of the Media library, you can filter to see only the videos either uploaded by the current user, by videos included in select-able channels, or by user created tags (demonstrated in the video above).

Any number of tags can be created within the video details page. Simply type a word or a string of characters, and hit enter. This will generate a new tag that can be assigned to a multitude of videos, which in turn allows the filtering in the Media library to be far more effective. A great use for this would be to tag a specific video series or style with it's own designated tag, and then you can search for just those particular videos with the filter!