PHPmotion Features Overview

March 26, 2011 / Content Management Systems

PHPMotion script is a good resource for video-sharing applications and a lot of customers use it adequately. The most important thing about this script is that updated from time to time and it’s free to use as well. Hence, it is helpful for improving performance and fixing any security loopholes.

You can say this media-sharing content management system (in short – Video CMS), which is also free to use and it supports other types of media as well (mp3 audio sharing). This software allows you to create and run your own video-sharing websites such as music, and picture-sharing websites. To run a PHPMotion-based website is very simple and if you have adequate knowledge the can produce fine results with it. In addition, it’s very easy to run your own video website like YouTube, Daily Motion, etc…

In terms of web hosting solutions, a dedicated server is highly recommended with essential modules,  because video files require a high amount of web server resources. Thus, you need to have enough resources allotted to your web hosting account so processing of all video requests of your website will run smoothly. However, if your website is not heavily loaded with video files, then use VPS or Cloud hosting solution.

Key Features that Included with PHPMotion

Uploading, Managing, and deletion of audio and video files.
Embedding of flash videos from YouTube
Creation of Photo Galleries
Inbuilt Blogging Tools
Creation and management of groups and members’ profile
Internal Email Messaging

According to PHPMotion’s official website, the following requirements recommended.

  • Linux/Unix-based web server
  • PHP 4.3 and above (including support of CLI)
  • MySQL database server
  • LAME MP3 Encoder
  • Libogg + Libvorbis
  • Mencoder and Mplayer
  • FFMpeg-PHP
  • GD Library 2 or higher
  • Be able to run background processes

PHP Settings

  • open_basedir = (no value)
  • upload_max_filesize = 100M
  • post_max_size = 100M
  • max_execution_time = 1500
  • session.gc_maxlifetime = 14000
  • safe_mode = off
  • Thread saftery = disabled
  • enable_dl = On