How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

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In this post, we are showing you a complete step by step guide to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix in a few minutes without any coding. For this tutorial, we are using MTDb – Ultimate Movie & TV Database Script, which is specially designed for Video Streaming Platform like Netflix.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Why we are using MTDb – Ultimate Movie & TV Database Script

MTDb is a multi-purpose Movie and Web Series platform. You can use this script to create different types of websites, including IMDb, Netflix, Free movie streaming, and more.

This script is easy to install and comes with amazing features like Content Management, Dark Mode, Subscription System, Watchlist, Adaptive Streams, Multiple Payment Gateways, User Ratings & Reviews, and more.

Requirements

Server Requirements Files included 
PHP 7.2.5+ PHP
PDO Extension CSS
php_fileinfo Extension JavaScript JS
MySQL Database HTML

Installation

Download the latest version of MTDb Script.

Upload MTDb script to Server

1. Login to your cPanel and click on the File Manager.

2. Now go to public_html folder and upload the website.zip (Note: If you are using more than one domain, then select the public_html/domain name folder where you want to install the script.)

3. After uploading, extract the website.zip

Create a new Database and User

1. Go to cPanel and click on the MySQL Database Wizard.

2. Now create a New Database.

3. Now create New User Database.

4. Click on All Privileges and Save. Now you have successfully created a Database and User.

Installation Wizard

1. Open your Site URL and follow the Installation Wizard.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

2. After clicking on CONTINUE, you will proceed to the Requirements Tab and make sure you have all the server requirements.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

3. Then click on CONTINUE, and you will proceed to the Filesystem tab. Make sure all the files are in the correct path.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

4. Now click on CONTINUE, and you will proceed to the Database tab. Now fill all the database details you created before.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

5. Now create an Admin Account and click on CONTINUE.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

6. Now click on INSTALL to start the Installation Process.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

7. Now you will see “Installation has been successfully completed” message. Then click on the Admin URL and log in with your Admin Account to access the Administration Area.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Admin Area

MTDb offers a powerful admin panel that allows fine tuning many parts of the site as per your requirements.

Analytics

MTDb Analytics has a Google Analytics integration right into the admin area, which allows you to view all your site performance and data without opening another webpage.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Appearance

To manage your site appearance, go to Admin Area » Appearance Editor.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

General

For changing Logo, Favicon, Site Name & Site Description, navigate to Admin Area » Appearance » General.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Landing Page

Go to Appearance » Landing Page to customize the header title & header image, Action Buttons, Primary & Secondary features, and more.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Homepage

Go to Appearance » Homepage to manage and create new lists on homepage.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Themes

To customize Theme Options, navigate to Appearance » Themes.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Menus

For customizing menus, navigate to Appearance » Menus.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Custom Code

For adding custom CSS, HTML & JavaScript, go to Appearance » Custom Code.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Seo Settings

To configure Seo Setting, go to Appearance » Seo Settings.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Settings
General

For configuring general site settings, go to Admin Area » Settings » General.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Content

To control how content displays across the site, navigate to Admin Area » Settings » Content.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Streaming

Go to Settings » Streaming, to control how videos are displayed and played on your website.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Billing

To Setup Billing and Invoices, go to Settings » Billing.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Localization

To configure Timezone & Site Language go to Settings » Localization.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Authentication

Navigate to Settings » Authentication, for configuring registration, social login, and 3rd party integrations.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Uploading

Go to Settings » Uploading, to configure files size and type.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Mail

Navigate to Settings » Mail to manage incoming & outgoing email handlers, email credentials, and more.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Cache

Navigate to Settings » Cache, to configure cache time, method, and 3rd party integrations.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Analytics

To setup google analytics, navigate to Settings » Analytics.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Logging

To Setup Sentry integration, navigate to Settings » Logging.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Queue

To manage Active queue method and 3rd party API keys, navigate to Settings » Queue.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Recaptcha

Navigate to Settings » Recaptcha, to configure Google Recaptcha.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

GDPR

To configure EU GDPR settings, navigate to Settings » GDPR.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Plans

Navigate to Admin Area » Plans, to Manage Plans and Add New Plans.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Subscriptions

To manage and create new subscriptions for users, go to Admin Area » Subscriptions.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Titles

To Add or Import Titles, navigate to Admin Area » Titles.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

People

To Add or Import Cast & Crew, navigate to Admin Area » People.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

News

To add news re movies and celebrities, navigate to Admin Area » News.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Videos

Navigate to Admin Area » Videos, to add Movies, Web Series, Trailers, and more.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Lists

For managing lists, navigate to Admin Area » Lists.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Reviews

To add and manage Reviews, navigate to Admin Area » Reviews.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Users

For managing users, navigate to Admin Area » Users.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Roles

To create and manage roles for users, navigate to Admin Area » Roles.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Pages

Navigate to Admin Area » Pages, to manage and add new page.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Tags

Go to Admin Area » Tags to create and manage tags.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Files

To manage files, navigate to Admin Area » Files.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Translations

To create new languages & translations, navigate to Admin Area » Translations.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Ads

For managing Ads, navigate to Admin Area » Ads.

How to Create a Video Streaming Website like Netflix

Now your Video Streaming Platform is ready to launch. Also, if you want to create a website like YouTube, you can check our post about How to make a website like YouTube.

If you have any questions or suggestions, please let us know by commenting below.