Imagine you create tonnes of great video content every day and publish it all through WordPress. Your viewer can watch your amazing shows everywhere…on iPhones, iPads, iMacs, but not their TVs. Wouldn’t it be great to have a branded Apple TV app so that all your viewers could watch your content in full screen glory? Well I’ve got just the WordPress plugin for you…
Behold, TeeVee for WP!
A straightforward WordPress plugin I created to allow content creators to use WordPress as a data source Apple TV apps. TeeVee for WP attaches video metadata to blog posts. The metadata is used to to generate TVML ((TVML is this cool little XML apple created for basic layout – check out Apple’s documentation for more information.)) which gets ingested by a custom/branded TvOS app.
On the xCode end you simply create a new TvOS single-view application, with an AppDelegate that looks something like this:
Modify the `TVDomain` to point the domain where TeeVee for WP is install and the rest is show business.
The project is up on github here: https://github.com/ohryan/teevee.
Contributions would be much appreciated.
If you have any questions or suggestions hit me up on twitter at @ohryan or email me email@example.com.