This guide outlines how to use JW Player in the Keystone ecosystem.
How to get access to JW Player
To request access to the JW Player platform, you can ask on Slack in the #keystone-help channel. Alternatively, fill out this Google Form.
How to upload a video to JW Player
Login to the JW Platform
Choose the brand from “Property” dropdown
Click ‘Videos’ and subsequently ‘Upload Video’
Choose the video file
Once the asset has finished uploading, it may take a few minutes for the transcoding to be finished
How to embed a video into Keystone with JW Player
Similar to how Brightcove works, once the video has been uploaded to JW, when you click ‘Add Media’, you can search for the video from JW
Alternatively, you can paste the media ID (you’ll be able to see this when viewing an asset) directly from the JW Platform using the shortcode format:
For featured videos, you can either use the Media popup to search/insert or simply paste the media ID into the field.
How to disable preroll on a video with JW Player
Previously, you were able to disable video within the Brightcove platform. With JW, this sits with our Ad Ops team. To have preroll disabled from a video/page, send the page to firstname.lastname@example.org or ask for it to be removed in #uk-pe-dev-ads on Slack
How to remove someone’s access to JW Player
If someone in your team leaves, please let someone know on Slack in the #keystone-help channel. Alternatively, fill out this Google Form.
How to syndicate content with JW Player
To syndicate content, you simply have to tag the content as syndicate. Open an asset within the JW Dashboard and add the appropriate tag. Example screenshot: