3Play Media suggests including a copy of your transcript in your HTML within <noscript> tags. By doing this the spoken words of your content will be indexed by search engines like Google and Yahoo.
Follow the steps below to add a transcript to your HTML to boost SEO for your content.
Note: This can be done in addition to embedding a 3Play Media interactive plugin with your video player on your webpage.
PRO TIP: Before getting started you may want to set Plain Text as one of your favorite formats.
See more information on configuring Favorite Formats
Step 1- Select the File
Locate the file from the My Files page that you need to download.
Click the file's name to open the file level actions menu.
Step 2- Quick Download the Plain Text Format
If Plain Text is set as one of your favorite formats it will be an option in the dropdown menu when the Quick Download icon is clicked.
Click Plain Text and it will immediately begin to download to your computer!
If a favorite format has not yet been configured, click +Add favorite formats.
If other formats are listed but Plain Text is not listed click Edit favorite formats to add this format.
Step 3- Copy the Transcript
Open the Plain Text transcript fiile and copy the text from this document.
Step 4- Paste the Transcript in <noscript> Tags
Open the HTML document that corresponds to your content.
Below your video embed code and plugin embed code (if you are working with a plugin) , paste your transcript between <noscript> tags.
Save your HTML when you are done.
Here is an example of what the HTML for the SEO transcript should look like in addition to the video and plugin embed codes:
<iframe id="moog" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/40689637?api=1&player_id=moog" width="500" height="281" frameborder="0" webkitAllowFullScreen mozallowfullscreen allowFullScreen></iframe>
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