Staff can publish YouTube Videos to Plus and Direct Broadcast


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Required Modules

Team Hub

Supported User Types

Friends & Family

Implementation Impact




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YouTube paired with K4Community allows staff users to publish YouTube videos to Plus via Posts and to schedule YouTube videos to Direct Broadcast.

Key Benefits

  • Take advantage of the millions of pieces of content available on YouTube to create resident engagement opportunities
  • Share community video updates to Plus and Direct Broadcast


K4Community Modules: Team Hub, Plus
Optional: Direct Broadcast

End-To-End Experience

Publishing a YouTube Video Using Post Manager

  1. The staff user will create a Post in the Post Manager and paste a YouTube video link in the link field
  2. Resident users can see the Post in Plus and watch the video

Publishing a YouTube Video Using Event Manager

  1. The staff user will create an Event using the Event Manager and select “Virtual Event” and then “YouTube Video” or “YouTube Live Video”
    1. If the staff user would like to schedule the event to be played on the community TV channel (note: K4Community Direct Broadcast is required), they can chose the channel as a destination
  2. The staff user will publish the Event
  3. The resident user will be able to see the Event in Plus and can watch the YouTube video
  4. If the Event was published to play on the community TV channel, residents can watch the YouTube video at the scheduled time on their in-room TV

Publishing YouTube Videos Using Media Settings

  1. The staff user will create or find a YouTube playlist
  2. The staff user will paste the link to the YouTube playlist in Media Settings
  3. When YouTube videos are added to the playlist, they will be automatically added as Posts in Plus for residents to see
    1. Note: videos that are already in the YouTube playlist will not be added to Plus. Only videos that are added to the YouTube Playlist after the link is pasted in Media Settings will appear.

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Deployment Impact



The staff user can integrate YouTube with K4Community with no assistance needed from K4Connect. If you are interested in K4Community Direct Broadcast, reach out to your Customer Success Manager

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