Getting started

Get an overview of the web player.

We’re JW Player. We strive to enable developers and designers (like you!) to build, customize, and deliver the best video experiences for viewers across web, mobile, and OTT devices.

Purpose

Our goal is to provide you with documentation on more advanced uses of JW Player. Here you will find a consolidated reference of API calls and design resources to accelerate your development process with our player.


Intended Audience

This site specifically caters to developers and designers who are using JW Player in their projects. For basic configuration settings or assistance embedding a player, please see our support site. If you are visiting the developer site, a basic level of Javascript is required to use our API and knowledge of CSS is necessary in order to customize our skinning model.


Licenses

Certain features of JW Player may require specific license types. For example, DRM and Advertising require an Enterprise license. A more extensive explanation of license types and their features can be be found on our pricing page.


Contact

If you’re unable to find the resources you need on our developer site:


Getting started


Get an overview of the web player.

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