MN Open Web Components

MediaNet's Web Components provide the simple, quickest and easiest way to add engaging digital content to your website. Take advantage of MediaNet’s trusted MN Open technology platform, a catalog of over 22 Million songs, 250,000 eBooks, and a feature-rich set of components to keep your users on your site.

With MediaNet's Web Components, all you have to do to is choose your configuration and then copy and paste small code snippets, without any coding experience, to dynamically display content wherever you put them on your site. We take care of fulfillment for you with a full featured cart and purchase path that you can brand.

Web Components 2.0 are here.

  • You can now offer eBooks on several Web Components
  • eBooks feature bios, bibliographies, intros and excerpts, and much more.(see our demos below)
  • New design across the board with full CSS customization
  • New Web Component: Media Store! Adds a full search interface and a store landing page.

MediaNet’s suite of Web Components fits into three categories

Discovery Web Components 

Extend your site’s “stickiness” by letting your end users find and discover new music all while
visiting more pages.


Media Store - (View Music Demo)

Music eBooks

The Media Store component is the center of the discovery and purchase experience. It needs to be implemented on a dedicated page with the rest of the Web Components pointing to it.

Formerly called Media Explorer, Media Store now also contains:
  • A landing page with:
    • Artist Buzz
    • Song of the day (currently US catalog only)
  • A full featured search interface
Other Features:
  • Music: Artist Bio, Album Review and Discography tabs
  • eBooks: Bios, abstracts/intros/excerpts, bibliographies and much more
  • Turn on/off the search engine
  • Turn on/off the search interface
  • Custom CSS

Media Selector - (View Demo)

Music eBooks

The Media Selector component is the most versatile content programming component you will find! Build a list of music or eBooks in a compact yet attractive format.

Use our easy-to-use management tool to quickly build as many lists as you like. It will create a web component you can use with one or two lists. You can use it to promote and review an album or eBook, display a content-specific list, share a playlist, or anything else.

Features:
  • One list or two lists on one component (two will display as tabs)
  • Drag and drop from our music or eBook catalogs
  • Generate and paste each Media Selector code snippet once. You can then modify your list without changing your code.
  • Link to Media Store for further content discovery
  • Turn on/off the search bar
  • Custom CSS and other design options available

Media Charts (View Demo)

Charts of our top selling content to entice music discovery, sampling and purchases in a compact package.

Features:
  • Sample and purchase the top albums and songs download during the previous week
  • Configure how many songs or albums to show
  • One tab for songs, One tab for albums
  • Songs and albums link to Media Store artist bios and album reviews
  • Copy and paste your code snippet once and leave the rest of the programming to us
  • Turn on/off the search bar
  • Custom CSS and other design options available

Contextual Web Components 

A great way to capture the attention of your end users with smart and relevant content. Contextual components use our new state of the art Contextual Matching Engine (CxME), which reads and analyzes your content and returns intelligent media matches to end users.


Media Matcher (View Demo)

Automatically matches MediaNet’s music catalog against existing content on your web page.

Features:
  • Contextually matches artists, albums, and songs to your existing page content (anything from a blog to a news article)
  • Results are ordered by relevance to the page content
  • Songs artists and albums link to Media Store artist bios and album reviews for additional conversion opportunities
  • Generate and paste your code snippet once and leave the rest of the programming to us
  • Turn on/off the search bar
  • Custom CSS and other design options

Media Links (View Demo)

Adds hyperlink references to artists, albums and songs within existing textual content on your page. All in a compact component that fits within a column.

Features:
  • Automatically creates hyperlinks within your page to artist, albums, and songs identified within your page (for which no hyperlinks already exist)
  • Allows sampling and purchase of the albums or songs directly
  • Copy and paste your code snippet once and let MediaNet’s Contextual Matching Engine do the work for you
  • Small and extra narrow form factors available
  • Custom CSS and other design options available

Relevant Media Search (View Demo)

Integrates into your site’s existing search and returns media results alongside your regular search results.

Features:
  • Search results are presented for the most relevant matched content across artists, albums, and songs - and accounts for misspellings and other errors
  • Results are ordered by relevance to the Search Keyword
  • Songs and albums link to Media Store artist bios and album reviews
  • Copy and paste your code snippet once and let MediaNet’s Contextual Matching Engine do the work for you
  • Your CSS drives the design


Commerce Web Components 

Users do not have to leave your site to purchase and download music and media content with an easy-to-use, efficient and full-featured ecommerce experience.


Media Purchase (View Demo)

Media Purchase is the purchase path of all web components and is automatically integrated with all of them. You have no coding or changes to make. All purchases are fulfilled through this automatically configured and setup component which appears in its own dedicated and secure window.

Features:
  • Includes shopping cart, up-sell/suggestion engine, purchase, transaction confirmation page and email
  • Can be branded with your company logo
  • Download Manager browser plug-in available within order completion page
    • Download History, concurrent downloads, smart directories
    • Downloaded songs auto-registered with iTunes or Windows Media Player
  • Secure (SSL) and scalable
  • Support for all major credit cards:
    • USA – Visa, Mastercard, Discover, AMEX, PayPal
    • Canada – Visa, Mastercard, AMEX
    • UK – Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Diners Club
  • Format: 783px in its own window

Media Cart Indicator Icon

Quickly add to your site a shopping cart indicator with cart content count. Each web component has a cart indicator. Media Cart takes your cart on pages without a web component.

Features:
  • Can be placed anywhere on your site (top right corner recommended)
  • Only visible when user has added an item to the cart
  • Allows users to access the cart at any time and from any page on your site
  • Format: 22x18 image link
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Benefits

More time on your site with more page views

MediaNet has created a suite of web components that seamlessly integrate in your site or blog delivering a web of engaging content that allows your users to sample and access digital media

Also learn about
MN Open API
The MN Open Web Component library is a great example of what the MN Open API can do.
A REST based HTTP service that is full featured and fast to implement, your media needs can be met by this enterprise solution. More information on MediaNet’s MN Open API