Video hosting what is it

Most companies and websites use all sorts of videos across their platforms, from ads to messages to updates. However, using a lot of videos can quickly slow down your network or give your viewers a poor experience if not optimized properly.

What Is Video Hosting?

Video hosting is a method that allows you to store your files on a remote server to access later. Hosting allows you to make your files available to others on the Internet, which anyone can access using a web browser or other applications. It makes accessing your videos easier for your customers and team while saving on infrastructure costs. Some video hosts can bring additional features, such as Cloudinary’s Video Transformations, through their Media Experience Cloud.

It can be done in two ways: one is by uploading the video file to a website where it will be stored, and the other way is by embedding the video into your site or blog by using HTML code.

The most common type of video hosting is a website where you can upload and share video files with others over the Internet, like YouTube and Vimeo. This allows visitors to watch them on their computers without downloading anything first.

Video Hosting on Cloudinary

To host your videos on Cloudinary, first, sign up for a Cloudinary account (don’t worry, it’s free!). Once you have created an account, you can start uploading your videos using either the Cloudinary API or the Cloudinary console.

Then, you can use Cloudinary’s video delivery capabilities to serve your videos to your audience. Cloudinary’s global CDN ensures fast and reliable delivery of your video content to users around the world. You can also add in video transformations to change how your users see and use your videos!

Video hosting is a great way to share your videos with the world. Hosting videos on Cloudinary provides a robust and scalable solution for managing and delivering your video content online.

Last updated: Jun 3, 2024