Delivery API Overview

The Delivery API delivers your content (such as single-media playback, media, and playlists) and hosted players to your viewers and external partners.

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The single-media playback endpoint is recommended for playback of all single-media, but not currently for RSS feeds. Use the media endpoint for the latter.

Designed for high availability and low latency, the Delivery API offers the following features:

  • Support for high-volume API requests and streaming
  • Short caching to optimize response times globally
  • Content packaged into easily consumable templates: JSON and RSS and feeds, player javascript, ad schedules, adaptive bitrate streaming manifests, and various quality renditions of each media
  • Metadata for content filtering
  • Ability to secure your content as needed, including signed (expiring) links, geographic restrictions, DRM, and content publishing and expiration scheduling

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If you need to upload, update, or delete content, use the Management API.

After using the Management API or JWP dashboard to upload or update content, there may be up to 3 minutes of caching before the content's assets are available in the Delivery API.