The use of the API lets you communicate with your JW Player Dashboard, allowing you to manage your videos, playlists, players and more directly in WordPress.
How to get my JW Player v2 API credentials
Access to your JW Player Dashboard and, from the homepage, click on the settings icon at the top right.
Click on API Credentials and, under v2 API get your API Secret.
The other parameter required to connect your WordPress site with JW Player is the Site ID.
You can retrieve the Site ID from your JW Player dashboard:
- Go to the Properties page.
- In the Property Name column, locate the name of a property.
- Copy the Property ID value associated with the property.
Setting the plugin
Now you have just do add your Site ID and API Secret in the in the specific fields that you can find in the plugin options page.
If you can’t see them, what you have to do is just add a cloud player URL first, since the plugin changes the options available based on which kind of player you’re using, self hosted or from the cloud.
Here more information about how to configure the player.