Advanced Setup

Non-linear Overlay Ads

In addition to standard, linear video advertising, JW Player also supports a method of displaying ad banners as an overlay on video content. This means that advertisements can appear in-line without disrupting ...

Casting and AirPlay

JW Player is Google Cast Ready in all editions. This document will cover the functionality currently available and will walk through how to set up a JW Player to be Google Cast-Ready so your viewers can start e...

Integration with Google Analytics

This guide explains how to enable and use built-in Google Analytics features with the JW Player. GA integration is supported in all versions of JW Player 8, including Free. Introduction JW Player's own an...

URL (Token) Signing

The JW Player dashboard and the Platform API contain a security feature that enables you to lock down public access to videos and/or players. When either videos or players are secured, they can only be requeste...

DNS Masking

This article explains what DNS masking is and how to DNS mask the JW Platform Content API What is DNS masking? With DNS masking you can make it look like the JW Platform embed codes are part of your domai...

Geo-Blocking

The JW Player dashboard now has a feature to set geo-blocking by country. Users can set a list of either allowed or restricted countries for the entire property. When content or players are requested from count...

DRM (Digital Rights Management)

Overview JW Player supports industry standard DRM (Digital Rights Management) standards to help you protect your content. JW Player supports DRM providers such as Apple FairPlay, Microsoft PlayReady, Google ...

Discover Overlay

The Discover Overlay in the JW Player allows viewers to discover and browse media items loaded from a playlist. Playlists consist of linear or episodic content chosen through editorial curation or are generated...

Configuring Multiple Sources

Just like a regular video tag you can provide a JW Player multiple video formats. JW Player will pick the optimal source given the browser it is rendered in based on the order provided. It is important to do th...

Scheduling Ad Breaks

Advanced Advertising GIVE VIDEO FEEDBACK In this document, we'll look at two ways to tackle creating video ad schedules (any combination of preroll, midroll, or postroll ads) with JW Player tool...