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JW Player 1.1

Creates a JW Player BB Code so you can host your own videos.

  1. AndyB
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.2
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5

    Creates a JW Player BB Code so you can host your own videos. This add-on is designed for the administrator to create self hosted videos on their forum.

    Live example:


    • Easy to install and easy to use.
    • Includes latest JW Player files.
    • Supports both Flash and HTML5 players.
    • Works with all modern operating systems, browsers and video formats.
    • Fully Responsive.
    1. Download jwplayer_v1.1.zip and unzip it.
    2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
    3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
    4. Upload the addon-Jwplayer_v1.1.xml file.
    5. Click the Install Add-on button.
    1. Create a folder on your forum root called "jwplayer".
    2. Copy the following four files from the library/Andy/Jwplayer folder to the newly created jwplayer folder.


    3. Create a folder on your forum root called "videos".
    4. Copy the following file from the library/Andy/Jwplayer folder to the newly created videos folder.


    5. Open the EXTRA.css template and add the following CSS code:

      /* JW Player */
      .jwplayer1 {
        max-width: 720px;
        max-height: 420px;
      .jwplayer2 {
        position: relative;
        padding-bottom: 56%;
        padding-top: 20px;
        height: 0;
      .jwplayer2 iframe {
        position: absolute;
        top: 0;
        left: 0;
        width: 100%;
        height: 100%;
    6. Optional step:

      To change the splash screen image of the video player, edit the player.php file and update the image: tag as shown:

      Then add the imagefile.png to the jwplayer folder. The ideal dimensions for the splash screen image is 720x420.
    How to use:
    1. The JW Player add-on requires the administrator to upload videos to be played into the videos folder and each video will have it's own BB Code entered into a message.
    2. Create a new message, add the following code:

    3. After saving the message it should look like this:


    4. Click the start button to view the video.
    Sending a donation:

    If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.


    Thank you.
    Walter, eva2000, nukedi and 1 other person like this.

Recent Updates

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Recent Reviews

  1. farmglitch
    Version: 1.1
    This is excellent!! I love this addon. Makes my portal look more and more like a magazine. I put a screen shot of my note 3 in the comments.
  2. Strong
    Version: 1.1
    Excellent! Just what I was looking for!
  3. Floyd R Turbo
    Floyd R Turbo
    Version: 1.1
    Great job Andy! Glad I could help test this out. Another great addon which will definitely come in useful on more than one of my sites!
  4. sgtcaze
    Version: 1.0
    Very nice addon :)
  5. Bob_R
    Version: 1.0
    Great job Andy! It was a pleasure running a test for you and working with you as well.