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Pangea CMS lets you upload a single video or multiple videos simultaneously using the Video upload tool.

NOTE: This article does not apply for uploading Loop Videos. For information about Loop Videos, refer to the following article:


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Upload a single Video

TIP: You can start the upload process from any page in Pangea CMS. For example, you can upload a video from the article edit screen, then continue writing the article while the video uploads in the background.


To upload a single video to Pangea CMS:

  1. Click New > Multimedia > Video in the top menu.
  2. Select the file you want to upload using either method below:
    • Click the file that you want to upload and drag and drop it into the box.
    • Click Browse files and navigate to the location on your device where the file is saved. Double-click the file.

The Upload video dialog changes to Video edit as soon as the upload starts.

The following options are available:



Start editing

You can start configuring the settings for the video while the upload is in progress. For information about the options available on the Video edit screen, refer to the following article:



Let the video upload in the background

Optionally click Close to close the Video edit screen and let the upload complete in the background.

You can edit the video later using either method below:

  • Click the Upload manager icon in the top-right corner of Pangea CMS. Hover your cursor over the relevant panel and click Edit (the pencil icon).
  • Find the video using the Pangea CMS Search tool. The video is saved with the status Draft and the title matches the name of the video file.

For information about the options available on the Video edit screen, refer to the following article:

IMPORTANT: The Upload manager is available for 10 minutes after the file finishes uploading. After this time the Upload manager icon disappears and you need to find the uploaded file using the Pangea CMS Search tool.

The Upload manager also disappears if you close and then reopen Pangea CMS.



Upload multiple Videos

TIP: You can start the upload process from any page in Pangea CMS. For example, you can upload a batch of videos from the article edit screen, then continue writing the article while the videos upload in the background.


To upload multiple videos to Pangea CMS:

  1. Click New > Multimedia > Video in the top menu.
  2. Select the files you want to upload using either method below:
    • Ensure all the files you want to upload are selected, and drag and drop the files into the box.
    • Click Browse files and navigate to the location on your device where the files are saved. Select all the files you want to upload and click Open.
NOTE: Pangea CMS can upload up to four videos in parallel. You can select more than four videos for upload, but the fifth video will not start uploading until one of the first four files is fully uploaded.


The Upload video dialog disappears and the Upload manager appears in the top-right corner of Pangea CMS.

The following options are available:



Start editing

You can start configuring the settings for any Video while the upload is in progress. Hover your cursor over the relevant panel and click Edit (the pencil icon).


NOTE: You can only start editing videos that show the status Uploading or Uploaded in the Upload manager.


For information about the options available on the Video edit screen, refer to the following article:



Let the videos upload in the background

To minimize the Upload manager and let the uploads complete in the background, click elsewhere on the screen. When the Upload manager is minimized, you can re-open it by clicking the Upload manager icon in the top panel.

You can edit a video later using either method below:

  • Click the Upload manager icon in the top-right corner of Pangea CMS. Hover your cursor over the relevant panel and click Edit (the pencil icon).
  • Find the video using the Pangea CMS Search tool. The video is saved with the status Draft and the title matches the name of the video file.

For information about the options available on the Video edit screen, refer to the following article:

IMPORTANT: The Upload manager is available for 10 minutes after the last file finishes uploading. After this time the Upload manager icon disappears and you need to find the uploaded files using the Pangea CMS Search tool.

The Upload manager also disappears if you close and then reopen Pangea CMS.



Manage notifications about uploads

You can customize how Pangea CMS notifies you when a video or audio file that you uploaded has been fully processed.

Follow these steps:

  1. Click the Profile icon in the top-right corner of Pangea CMS and click My account.
  2. Under Notify me when, select your preferred option in the My audio/video is processed drop-down menu:
    • Pangea Message (selected by default): You receive a notification in the top-right corner of Pangea CMS when a video or audio file that you uploaded has been processed.
    • E-mail: You receive an email when a video or audio file that you uploaded has been processed.
    • Pangea Message and E-mail: You receive an email and a notification in Pangea CMS when a video or audio file that you uploaded has been processed.
  3. Click Save to confirm and apply your preferences.

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