Plugin / JW Player for WordPress




JW Player for WordPress enables you to publish videos on your WordPress posts and pages using the most popular video player on the web. Take complete control of your player, from branding to size and dimensions. Allow users share and embed your videos from your WordPress pages & posts.

Free Features (NEW!):

  • Support shortcodes like [jwplayer fPHnET5D]
  • Facebook Instant Articles support
  • WP Coding Standard

Premium Features (NEW!):

  • JW Player dashboard connection via API Key and Secret
  • Select and publish videos hosted on JW Player
  • Select and publish playlists hosted on JW Player
  • Select and use a specific player for individual video embeds
  • Secure video URLs
  • Secure player embeds
  • Customize playlists
  • Unlimited ad tags
  • Select a specific ad tag for every single video
  • Video player bidding support with SpotX
  • Possibility to use an advertising embed block variable
  • Video / Playlist description
  • Video / Playlist thumbnail

JW Player for WordPress can be used with the cloud or even the self-hosted version of the player.


  • Register a JW Player account at
  • Once you’re logged in, copy your Cloud Hosted Player Libraries from
  • Paste your library url to the plugin options page.

Self hosted

  • Once you’re logged in, download the player and copy your License key from
  • Upload the folder to your site
  • Add the full url of jwplayer.js in the plugin options page (ex.
  • Paste your License Key to the admin page of the plugin.

After that, set your general preferences, choose the post types where you want to add videos and start to add content using the JW Player for WordPress box that you’ll find there. Just add the url of your self-hosted video or select cloud-hosted content from n your JW Player Dashboard.

That’s it, you’re ready to go!


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