Frequently Asked Questions

Getting Started

Account access is open to everyone.

To create an account you should click the register link at the top right of the screen. You will need to provide a username, an email address and a password. Instructions for each value are available on the register screen.

To create a channel you first confirm your email address.

1. Click the avatar image at the top right

2. Click settings

3. Check your email address is correct and click the green 'verify email' button.

Within a few minutes you should recieve an email, in case you don't then be sure to check your spam folder. Click the verify link in the email. You email address is now verified and you now have a channel.

Once you have verified your email address you may begin uploading your videos.

Click the upload icon on the top right menu.

Publish now: Do you want the video to be published immediately after uploading or do you prefer to publish it at a later time?

Video title: This is required and it's used in many places throughout the site where your video is listed. The video title may not be longer than 100 characters.

Video description: This is optional and appears under your video, it is often used to provide further references and a description about the video. The description may not be longer than 5000 characters.

Content sensitivity: Please be considerate to other community members by setting this appropriately. The default setting is intended for ages 13 and up. Also see NSFW and NSFL.

Upload Video: The preferred aspect ratio of a video is 16:9 but we do accept all sizes. Valid video formats include: '.mov', '.mp4', '.avi', '.wmv', '.3gp', '.ogg', '.webm', '.mkv', '.m4v'

Upload Cover: (Required) The cover, also known as a thumbnail is used throughout the site to represent your video. The preferred aspect ratio of the cover is 16:9 but we do accept all sizes. If you upload other aspect ratios some cropping or filling the unused space with a black background may occur. Accepted file types include jpg and png.

Once you have completed the above sections click the finish button (top right). Your video will be processed, the amount of time this takes will depend on the size of the video, as a rule of thumb the video should take roughly the same amount of time to process as its duration. When your video has finished processing you will receive an email notification.

Settings

Your avatar image is used each time you comment on a video and also on your profile page. To set this you should click the top right of the screen and go to the settings menu.

You should see a red button to the right of the page 'upload profile image'. Click and submit a jpeg or png file. A square image works best but either way the image you upload will be converted to a square and resized to fit the space.

Your channel image is used on your channel page and anywhere your channel is featured on the site. Channels that do not have a channel feature will not be featured.

To set this click on the top right of the screen and go to channel. Click the settings tab and the red 'upload channel image' button on the right of the page. Submit a jpeg or png file. A square image works best but either way the image you upload will be converted to a square and resized to fit the space.

Your sensitivity setting determines the type of content you will see while browsing the website. The default setting is intended for 13 years and older.

You can change this from the Settings --> Interface Tab.

Also see NSFW and NSFL.

NSFW

NSFW (Not Safe For Work) Content that is not safe for viewing in a typical workplace, or similar environments.

Videos that are marked NSFW are marked with these letters along an orange ribbon on the top right of a video cover image.

NSFL

NSFL (Not Safe For Life) is a level of sensitivity goes beyond Not Safe For Work (NSFW), as it does not matter where you view the material; many if not most people will find this content upsetting.

Material that contains graphic content, which should be viewed with discretion, must be marked as Not Safe For Life (NSFL) by the content creator.

Videos that are marked NSFL are marked with these letters along a red ribbon on the top right of a video cover image, the cover image is shaded out and a warning is placed above it.

Torrents

BitTorrent is a peer-to-peer file transfer protocol for sharing large amounts of data over the Internet, in which each part of a file downloaded by a user is transferred to other users.

WebTorrent is an independent project started by Feross Aboukhadijeh in October 2013 and is the first torrent client that works in the browser. YEP, THAT'S RIGHT. THE BROWSER. BitChute is powered by WebTorrent.

Yes, to do this you will need to install a WebTorrent compatible application.

We recommened WebTorrent desktop

Then click the magnet link under each video to begin downloading.

Featured Content

Notifications

You can change this from the Settings --> Notifications Tab.

Enable/disable in-site notifications. This is the master switch for in-site notifications.

Enable/disable email notifications. This is the master switch for all email notifications.

In addition each subscription has an individual in-site and email setting. Once you have made changes to a notification setting click save.

Miscellaneous

This can be done with an iFrame. If your blog is based on wordpress you should install an iFrame plugin.

1. Install the wordpress iFrame plugin
https://wordpress.org/plugins/iframe/

2. Find the URL of a video you want to embed
E.g. https://www.bitchute.com/video/UGlrF9o9b-Q/

3. Change the URL by replacing video with embed
https://www.bitchute.com/video/UGlrF9o9b-Q/

4. Add the iframe line to a post
[iframe src="https://www.bitchute.com/video/UGlrF9o9b-Q/" width="100%" height="360"]

If your question is not answered here you can email us at [email protected].