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= Introduction =
The TVDB v4 (Movies) is a new movie scraper developed by the TVDB Team. It is written in Python and accesses v4 of the TVDB API.
The TVDB v4 scraper accesses the following site to scrape your movies:
* [https://thetvdb.com/ TheTVDB] - for metadata and artwork
This is the only scraper that can scrape Movies at TheTVDB site.
= Settings =
Scraper settings can be adjusted in two locations, each location having a different result. When adjusting the settings be mindful of where:
;Settings>Add-ons>Information Providers>Movies
:Scrapers are installed with default settings. Adjusting settings in this location sets the new '''default''' settings for your scraper. From this point on any source you change to use this scraper will use the new default settings. '''Existing sources are not changed'''
:If an existing source is already using this scraper, and you would like the new settings to take effect, change the source to use another scraper, save and answer no to updating the library. Then change the scraper back and the new default settings will be loaded for the source. Alternatively, use the next method.
;Videos>Files>Source>Context Menu>Change Source>Settings
:Changing settings at the source will affect that source only.
'''Note:''' Changing scraper settings '''does not''' change the metadata or artwork already in your library. Only items scraped after the setting changes will be affected.
== General ==
[[File:TVDBv4Movies-Settings01.jpg|700px|Image 5- General Settings]]
; Language
: Set which language of metadata to scrape
; Preferred content rating country
: Set which country's Content Certification system to use (MPAA)
; Get tags
: Whether to scrape movie tags also.
; Gender
:
; Birth Year
:
; PIN
:
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Revision as of 04:20, 6 May 2022

The TVDB v4 (Movies)

See this add-on on the kodi.tv showcase

Author: TVDB Team

Type: Movie information
Repo: Kodi.tv repo v20
Kodi.tv repo v19

License: GPL-3.0-or-later

Summary: Fetch TV show and Movie metadata from TheTVDB.com
Home icon grey.png   ▶ Add-ons ▶ The TVDB v4 (Movies)

TheTVDB.com plugin is a TV scraper built on one of the longest-running community-driven TV and Movie databases. With content metadata available for hundreds of thousands of TV shows and Movies, the site is a complete and accurate source for streamlining the metadata in your Kodi library. TheTVDB is free to access and is actively maintained by the thousands of community members that contribute to it.

1 Installing

This add-on is installed from the Add-on browser located in Kodi as follows:

  1. Settings
  2. Add-ons
  3. Install from repository
  4. Information providers (v16 and higher)
  5. Movie information
  6. The TVDB v4 (Movies)
  7. Install


2 Introduction

The TVDB v4 (Movies) is a new movie scraper developed by the TVDB Team. It is written in Python and accesses v4 of the TVDB API.

The TVDB v4 scraper accesses the following site to scrape your movies:

This is the only scraper that can scrape Movies at TheTVDB site.


3 Settings

Scraper settings can be adjusted in two locations, each location having a different result. When adjusting the settings be mindful of where:

Settings>Add-ons>Information Providers>Movies
Scrapers are installed with default settings. Adjusting settings in this location sets the new default settings for your scraper. From this point on any source you change to use this scraper will use the new default settings. Existing sources are not changed
If an existing source is already using this scraper, and you would like the new settings to take effect, change the source to use another scraper, save and answer no to updating the library. Then change the scraper back and the new default settings will be loaded for the source. Alternatively, use the next method.
Videos>Files>Source>Context Menu>Change Source>Settings
Changing settings at the source will affect that source only.


Note: Changing scraper settings does not change the metadata or artwork already in your library. Only items scraped after the setting changes will be affected.


3.1 General

Image 5- General Settings


Language
Set which language of metadata to scrape
Preferred content rating country
Set which country's Content Certification system to use (MPAA)
Get tags
Whether to scrape movie tags also.
Gender
Birth Year
PIN




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