Interactive Transcripts

This demo showcases an interactive, searchable transcript for our HTML5 Video Webinar.

License: Free
Player Version:
Author: JW Player | GitHub
This demo includes:
  • addButton
  • on('ready')
  • on('time')

Closed captions are great for making video accessible to non-native speakers or when audio is not available. They are supported in all editions of JW Player and loaded using WebVTT files. Beyond captions, WebVTT has many useful applications:

  1. Preview thumbnails are shown on the controlbar to assist seeking in the video.
  2. Chapter markers are displayed both on the controlbar and as a table of contents.
  3. A searchable transcript below the video allows for easy searching of keywords. Click on the transcript text to jump to a specific section in the video.
Please Note: This player implementation is a Proof of Concept only provided to show the possibilities of the JW Player and Platform and should not be taken as an offer to create, edit or maintain custom integration or development.