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Scheduler & Template week - FAQs


General

What is Scheduler & Template week?

Scheduler & Template week lets you manage the schedule for video and / or audio broadcasts that is displayed on the public website.

Scheduler & Template week offers the following functionality:

  • Scheduler: Manage the full broadcast schedule for your website, adjust the settings for an individual broadcast, or schedule a new one-off broadcast.
  • Template week: Create a new regular show or adjust the settings that apply for all episodes of a regular show (a regular show streams a new unique episode on the same day at the same time every week).

For detailed information and instructions, refer to the articles below:

How can I add a new audio or video tube?

You cannot manage broadcasts via Scheduler & Template week if you do not have at least one audio or video tube configured for your website.

To request the configuration of a new video or audio tube, contact us.

When will the changes that I make in Scheduler & Template week be visible on the public website?

When you make changes to the timetable in Scheduler, the changes are immediately visible on the public website.

When you make changes to the timetable in Template week, the changes are not immediately visible on the public website.

For detailed information about when changes in Template week are applied on the public website, refer to the following articles:

Can I adjust the settings for a broadcast just before it starts?

We recommend that you do not adjust any settings (start time, title, image, etc.) on the Edit Video show / Edit Broadcast program screen if it is less than 5 minutes before the broadcast is scheduled to start. This applies for audio and video broadcasts.

Video broadcasts

How can I manage video broadcasts via Scheduler?

Scheduler lets you adjust the settings for an individual video broadcast or schedule a new one-off video broadcast.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Scheduler > Scheduler & Template Week in the top menu.
  2. Select Scheduler in the left panel.
  3. Ensure the correct video tube is selected in the Tubes drop-down menu.

For detailed information and instructions, refer to the following article:

How can I manage video broadcasts via Template week?

Template week lets you create a new regular video show or adjust the settings that apply for all episodes of a regular video show (a regular video show streams a new unique episode on the same day at the same time every week).

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Scheduler > Scheduler & Template Week in the top menu.
  2. Select Template week in the left panel.
  3. Ensure the correct video tube is selected in the Tubes drop-down menu.

For detailed information and instructions, refer to the following article:

How can I request that a video broadcast is streamed to social media?

As well as streaming via your website, you can ensure that a video broadcast streams via a specific YouTube channel and / or Facebook account.

IMPORTANT: To ensure that a broadcast is successfully streamed via YouTube and / or Facebook, we recommend sending the streaming request at least one week in advance.

For instructions, refer to the relevant article below:

  • Scheduler: Request the distribution of an individual broadcast
  • Template week: Request the distribution of every episode of a video show

What are the benefits of recording a video broadcast?

Recording a video broadcast enables the following functionality:

  • The video broadcast is saved as a video in Pangea CMS after it finishes. Find the video using the Pangea CMS Search tool.
  • Optionally manage the recorded video file via the video edit screen.

Pangea CMS records a video broadcast if you tick the box next to Record on the Edit Video show screen.

NOTE: To ensure that a broadcast is recorded correctly, it is essential to tick this option at least 10 minutes before the broadcast starts.

For more information, refer to the following article:

What are the benefits of assigning a video show to a TV category?

TV categories in Pangea CMS offer special settings that are not offered for regular Content categories. Special settings include:

  • Configure a special category archive page that is designed to promote video content.
  • Distribute the category as a podcast.

For detailed information about TV categories, refer to the following article:

For general information about categories in Pangea CMS, refer to the following article:

Audio broadcasts

How can I manage audio broadcasts via Scheduler?

Scheduler lets you adjust the settings for an individual audio broadcast or schedule a new one-off audio broadcast.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Scheduler > Scheduler & Template Week in the top menu.
  2. Select Scheduler in the left panel.
  3. Ensure the correct audio tube is selected in the Tubes drop-down menu.

For detailed information and instructions, refer to the following article:

How can I manage audio broadcasts via Template week?

Template week lets you create a new regular audio show or adjust the settings that apply for all episodes of a regular audio show (a regular audio show streams a new unique episode on the same day at the same time every week).

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Scheduler > Scheduler & Template Week in the top menu.
  2. Select Template week in the left panel.
  3. Ensure the correct audio tube is selected in the Tubes drop-down menu.

For detailed information and instructions, refer to the following article:

What is an Audio Feature?

An Audio Feature is a clip featuring a section of an audio broadcast. You need to schedule the recording of an Audio Feature via Scheduler at least 10 minutes before the broadcast starts.

After the Audio Feature is created, you can attach it to an article or a Content widget.

For more information, refer to the following article:

How can I schedule a repeat of an audio broadcast?

Scheduling a repeat lets you stream the same audio broadcast more than once. By default, the repeat has the same settings as the original broadcast and is labeled as a Repeat on the public website.

To learn how to schedule a repeat, refer to the following article:

What are the benefits of recording an audio broadcast?

Recording an audio broadcast enables the following functionality:

  • Visitors can listen to the broadcast on the public website after it finishes.
  • Visitors can download the broadcast on the public website after it finishes.
  • You can download the audio file from the Edit Broadcast program screen after the broadcast finishes.
  • If you schedule a repeat of the broadcast, the recording is automatically played during the repeat.

Pangea CMS records an audio broadcast if you tick the box next to Record on the Edit Broadcast program screen.

NOTE: To ensure that a broadcast is recorded correctly, it is essential to tick this option at least 10 minutes before the broadcast starts.

For more information, refer to the following article:

What are the benefits of assigning an audio show to a Radio category?

Radio categories in Pangea CMS offer special settings that are not offered for regular Content categories. Special settings include:

  • Configure a special category archive page that is designed to promote audio content.
  • Distribute the category as a podcast.

For detailed information about Radio categories, refer to the following article:

For general information about categories in Pangea CMS, refer to the following article:

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