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How to use the JW Player with Streaming Wizard's hosting services

To embed the JW Player in your webpage, you will need the following peice of code to put into your <head> tags:

You will have to download the JW Player files from the JW Player website and host the files on your own website. If you set the 'src' to point to the jwplayer.js file, then the player will automatically know to look for the flash and html5 files in the same folder. If you have a licensed version of the JW Player, your license key will go in the line shown, and you can download the licensed jwplayer.js file by logging in to your JW Player account. The free version has no need of this line at all.

There are several benefits to having the licensed version, such as no JW Player branding, and iOS functionality. You can take a look at their pricing model here.

This is the standard player code that we give out to our clients, with the appropriate details for their webcast. It has an RTMP URL, with a HTTP URL as a fallback for compatibility with as many browsers and devices as possible.

*This example uses the JW Player version 6.7

If you don't have an image for your player, you can just remove the 'image' line and the preceeding comma, and the player will just show a black screen with the 'Play' button overlay instead.

For live webcasts, all we need to change are a couple of details. You will replace '' with a server name that we provide, replace 'wizard' with your account/application name, and replace 'demo/sample.mp4' with a stream name that we also send to you (usually webcast). It's that simple!

For more help embedding the JW Player, check out their official help page here.

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