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Last updated: 26 Oct 2018 / 2:47 PM / GMT

Our monetization platform features a fully developed integration with the JW platform.


Connecting your InPlayer and JW accounts

Connecting your InPlayer and JW account is extremely simple. In order to pair your JW Player and InPlayer account, log in to InPlayer dashboard and navigate to the OVP Integrations located under your Account Settings in the top right and choose JW Player (OVP).

There you will be prompted to enter the Secret Key and API Key from your JW Account.

Read on for a step by step guide.


How to find Secret and API Key from JW Player

  1. Click on API Keys button from JW Player Dashboard
  2. Click on Show Credentials button from the JW Player API section, and API key information will be presented:
  3. Copy the API Key and Secret key and paste the Keys into InPlayer Dashboard and click Save.

Creating an Asset

To create an asset in the Dashboard, follow the few steps below:

  1. Log in to your InPlayer Merchant account and proceed to the Assets tab.
    https://dashboard.inplayer.com/assets
  2. Click on the +Add New button. 
  3. Select the Video asset type.
  4. Click on JW Player.

This will open the asset creation window where you will be able to modify the look and feel of your asset, add pricing and integrate the selected video from your JW account.
Before continuing forward, make sure to give your new asset a Name in the top-left corner.

Modifying the asset

The asset creation window contains four sections.

Description

In the Description section, you can give your asset a title, description, preview image and change the text on the Buy button.
*Tip: You can advertise the price of your digital content directly on the Buy button.

Price Options

In the price options section, you can add and remove multiple prices and select from a range of currencies.

The Asset

The third section is where you will paste the Video ID and choose the Video Player from the list.


How to find the Video ID

Video:

Go back to the JW Player Dashboard and select the desired video from the Videos tab. Find and copy the Media ID as suggested in the image below and paste it in the Asset section.

Live stream:

Go back to the JW Player Dashboard and select the desired video from the Livestreams tab. Click on EMBED and find and copy the Media ID as suggested in the image below and paste it in the Asset section.

Additional Information

This field is not used for the JW integration and can be skipped altogether.

Once you have done the entire modifications click on the Save button, located in the top-right corner.


Embedding the asset

Once you have created your JW asset, it’s time to embed it on your website and start selling.

To get the asset embed code, click on the action button of the asset you’ve just created and locate the button in the top right-hand corner.

We also advise that you should use the Paywall V2, which is an updated, more optimized and modern version of the V1.

Choose your Branding theme by selecting it from the drop-down menu, as presented below. If you don’t have any Branding Themes or have set a default theme, you don’t need to select anything from this drop-down menu.

Copy and Paste the InPlayer’s JavaScript file in the <head> of your website, then copy and paste the Embed Code in the <body> section of your website.

You will see the paywall show up on your website and you are will be ready to start your digital monetization journey.

For any questions, please contact support@inplayer.com.

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