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Monday, 13 July 2015 18:03

Single video

Article tag: { flv}test{/fl}
File location: media/video/test.flv

File don't exists.

Single video with preview, custom resolution and link to Jplayer homesite
Article tag: { flv}video2|695|512{/flv}
File location: media/video/video2.flv
Preview image location: media/video/video2.png


Video playlist
Article tag: { videoplaylist}videoplaylist{/videoplaylist}
File location: media/playlist/videoplaylist.xml



Single mp3 with debug mode
Article tag: { mp3}futurama{/mp3}
File location: media/audio/futurama.mp3


Tag: [mp3]futurama[/mp3]

MP3 playlist
Article tag: { mp3playlist}mp3playlist{/mp3playlist}
File location: media/playlist/mp3playlist.xml


1. Using JPlayer

1.1 How I use player?

  1. Install plugin
  2. Activate plugin in Administrator -> Extensions -> Plugin Manager
  3. Upload files via FTP
  4. Use in article tags {format}filename|width|height|autoplay|subtitles{/format} or simple {format}filename{/format} with default settings

1.2 What formats does player support?

The following file formats are supported: flv, mp4, mp3.
For logo image are supported: jpg, png, gif.
For subtitles are supported: srt.

1.3 How I create a XML playlist?

In plugin package are plalists samples (after installation in plugins/content/jplayer/playlist_samples too) and for details visit JW Player homepage.

1.4 Where are located folders for the JPlayer?

Default folders are media/video media/audio and media/playlists. In plugin setting you can define custom directory.

1.5 Which version of JPlayer I have to install?

JPlayer 1.5.x series work on Joomla! 1.5 and JPlayer 1.6.x work on Joomla! 1.6
I will support both versions of JPlayer for few months.

2. Using advanced features

2.1 How I enable preview for video player?

Preview for video file is enabled permanently. If you want use preview for video file, place png image (name like video file without extension) to directory with video file. If you want use jpg image rename file extension jpg to png, player can use it ;) In remote video must have preview image file video extension in name too (example: your-remote-flv.flv.png).

2.2 How to setup the logo position in the video?

In free version of JW Player is not possible change logo position.

2.3 Where I download skins for player?

At official JW Player homepage. JPlayer use JW Player version 4.7 and skin must support them.

2.4 Where is located skin folder?


2.5 How I enable subtitles for video player?

In tag use 4. parameter (example:

File don't exists.
) and place srt subtitle file (name like video file without extension) to directory with video file. In remote video must have subtitle file video extension in name too (example:

2.6 How I can change subtitles color, effects, etc?

In srt subtitles you can use tags <font color="#00ff00">green text</font> <u>underline</u> <i>italic</i> <b>bold</b>.

2.7 What is Debug mode?

Enable this option to display additional information about inculed video/audio files. Useful for debugging and solving problems. If you have problem with "File don't exists." enable this option to show files links. See Debug mode in JPlayer demo.

2.8 What is templating system and how i can use it?

Templating system allow customizing JPlayer HTML and CSS output without breaking it after installing update. Only copy content from plugins/content/jplayer/tmpl/ to templates/yourtemplate/html/plg_jplayer/ and customize default.php and css/style.css.

3. Settings of JPlayer

3.1 How I set additional player parameters?

Administrator -> Extensions -> Plugin Manager -> Content - JPlayer
For settings not available in plugin edit player HTML code in plugins/content/jplayer/sources.php. Details about FlashVars at JW Player homepage.

4. Troubleshooting and problems

4.1 JPlayer return error code #....

If flash player get error visit official JW Player website for solution.

4.2 I can use it for my article but in my module Custom HTML, it not working.

JPlayer is content plugin. They dont work in modules. I work on JPlayer module but I need more time.

5. Others & FAQ

5.1 Can I use this extension on a commercial website?

This plugin is free for commercial use but flash JW Player is free only for non-commercial use.

5.2 I like this plugin. Can I help?

Yes. You can post a rating and a review at the Joomla! Extensions Directory and in plugin settings activate backlink to JPlayer homesite.

NEW: Added option to play video with srt subtitles and more features... For activate subtitles use 4. parameter in tag. Subtitles support styling. Example:

File don't exists.

JPlayer is simple flash player plugin for Joomla! based on flash player "JW Player".
Plugin is a fork of AllVideos plugin (by JoomlaWorks). JPlayer have simplified code without unnecessary functions but enhanced with lots of usefull features.

Supporter file formats: flv, mp4, mp3, xml playlist, youtube video, srt subtitles.

- stream local file or remote file
- play video with subtitles (with styling)
- play files from xml playlist
- play Youtube video
- display a preview image
- your website logo in player window
- skinable player
- can switch to older player version without JW Player logo
- enable or disable fullscreen, autoplay, shuffle and more options
- debug mode for help solving problems

- easy to use
- lots of tunable parameters
- play video with subtitles
- simple and fast without unnecessary functions
- support Joomla! 1.5 and Joomla! 1.6

After installing and enabling plugin, in WYSIWYG editor use plugin tags {format}filename|width|height|autoplay|subtitles{/format} or simple {format}filename{/format} with default settings.
With local media use filename without file extension, with remote media use filename with file extension.
If you want use preview for video file (instead of black background), place png image (name like video file) to directory with video file. If you want use jpg image rename file extension jpg to png, player can use it ;)
In remote video must have subtitle file or preview image file video extension in name too (example: your-remote-flv.flv.png).

All supported tags:
{flv} {flvremote} {mp3} {mp3playlist} {mp3remote} {mp4} {mp4remote} {videoplaylist} {youtube}

{flv }your-flv-video
{flv }your-flv-video|||1
{mp4 }your-mp4-video|600|450|1
{mp3 }your-music
{mp3 }your-music|600||
{mp3 }your-music|600|20|true{/ mp3}
{mp3playlist }your-mp3playlist{/ mp3playlist}
{flvremote }{/ flvremote}
{videoplaylist }videoplaylist|600|450|1{/ videoplaylist}
{youtube }/r61LFkzKzQQ{/ youtube }
{youtube}r61LFkzKzQQ{/youtube }

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:05

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