JWPlayerItem class enables you to add content to your player and define the unique characteristics of that content:
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There are multiple ways to load and play content in your player. As best practice approaches, we recommend the following:
JWPlayerConfigurationBuilder()to create single-item or multiple-item playlists with media hosted in your JWP account.
JWPlayerItemBuilder()to create single-item or multiple-item playlists with self-hosted media.
JWPlayerConfigurationBuilder()to associate a playlist to a player and to initiate media playback.
JWPlayerItemmust have either a video source or a file set. If neither or both are set, the
JWPlayerItemBuilderwill throw an exception.
While you can use other approaches to create, associate, and play playlists,
JWPlayerConfigurationBuilder() enable you to add functionality, such as, customization and advertising.
The following sections explain how to create a playlist with one or more items and to add multiple sources to a playlist item.
Use the following steps to add items to a playlist to a player:
JWPlayerItemBuilder()to create one or more
JWPlayerItemobjects. All items require that a
filebe specified. This is the URL to the media file the
To increase user engagement, we strongly recommend defining the
JWPlayerConfigurationBuilder()to add the
JWPlayerItemobjects to an array and set the player configuration.
- Hand your configuration to the
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