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First Step: The Arena Dashboard
Go to your Arena Dashboard, log in into your account, then follow these four steps:
Create a New Chat Room
Give it an easy and specific name. Then fill in the forms with your website info and preferences
Choose a format for your Live Chat
Click on Save
Second Step: Vimeo OTT Dashboard
Go to the Vimeo OTT dashboard, log in into your account, then follow the next 10 steps.
Click on Manage
Click on Site
Click on Advanced
Paste the API that you received from Arena via email (be sure to remove any spaces in the API Key)
Paste in the site slug
[Getting the site slug is easy: Go back to the Arena Dashboard. Click on Profile, then on Settings, and finally on Site Settings]
Click on Save
Now click on Content, then on Live Events
You can add your Arena Live Chat to a previously created live event or you can create a new one
Let’s create one as an example: click on Create a Live Chat, then give it a name, then enter the date and time that it’ll start. Click on Next.
In these options, choose the Arena Live Chat with the name that you created at the beginning of this tutorial. You can configure more options if you want. Make sure to connect the encoding software that you are using right in this field.Click on Save.
Conclusion: Integrating Arena Live Chat with Vimeo OTT is easy
We hope you’ve learned how to integrate Arena Live Chat with Vimeo OTT following these instructions.
We have also prepared a video tutorial to help you.