These guidelines help you choose the right broadcasting settings (encoding, bitrate, resolution, framerate, keyframes interval …). In reality, some settings may vary depending on your broadcast soft/hardware, internet speed and type of video content.
Keep in mind that Clevercast does server-side transcoding for adaptive streaming. The video stream you send is used as the highest resolution of the video, but the live stream will also contain other resolutions (= 1080p, 720p, 480p, 360p and 240p, by default). Clevercast player will dynamically switch to the resolution most suitable for the device that you are using (depending on screen size, bandwidth, CPU/GPU).
After you’ve configured your broadcast, you should test if the live stream is stable (preferably in circumstances similar to the live event). Choose a lower resolution and/or bitrate if the stream isn’t stable (due to a lack of outgoing bandwidth or internet connection speed). It’s better to have a stable stream than to push for a higher video quality that results in dropped frames.