Control Events

This API call allows developers to interact with the built-in player controls (control bar and display icons).


Controls will still fade out during playback if the video has no keyboard/mouse focus. When controls are disabled, JW Player is completely chrome-less.


Fired when controls are enabled or disabled by a script.

Returns an object with the following:

controls booleanNew state of the controls.


Fired when a user clicks the video display. Especially useful for wiring your own controls when the built-in ones are disabled.


The default click action (toggling play/pause) will still occur if controls are enabled.

-No value returned