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 ...

About DASH Streaming

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Using DASH Streaming

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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...

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...

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 ...

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...

Casting and AirPlay

Important note: As of JW Player 7.9, Casting uses the default receiver application from Google and not the custom receiver that supported start/end screens, as well as style changes. JW Player is Google Cast ...

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 7, including Free. Introduction JW Player's own an...

Discovery Overlay

JW Player allows for the use of media playlists, which will play multiple pieces of content back-to-back. We include important information about the formatting and creation of these playlists here, including ho...