Upgrading JWPlayer to version 7

Posted on 11-04-2017 by Nadir Latif


Introduction

JWPlayer is one of the most widely used video players. It has evolved from a simple video player into a video publishing platform. The latest version 7 of the player is a major upgrade from the last version. Websites that use the old JWPlayer 6 should upgrade to the latest version.

Changes in the new JWPlayer

The new version of JWPlayer contains many new features and has deprecated or removed many features in the old version.

The JWPlayer upgrade guide has useful documentation of the changes introduced in version 7. Briefly here are the changes in the new version:

Conclusion

The new JW7 is a major upgrade from the old JW6. Be sure to carefully read the documentation when upgrading to the new JW7