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  • Make an External Playlist for Your Flash Video Player Used in Joomla!

    Posted on April 14th, 2010 Toby 55 comments

    This is the first article of “The Usage of PlayerDIY Web Player Plugins in Joomla!” series, and I’ll keep posting in the next few days introducing how to implement every single plugin we have with the web player you create under CMS Joomla!

    The reason why we have to bring out this topic lies in the fact that it’s just not enough to make PlayerDIY Web Player work in Joomla!. What’s more, we want the player has been used in Joomla! now to have more diverse capabilities, and this can be achieved by using the plugins we are talking about right now.

    A Little Bit Background Information for Your Reference:

    PlayerDIY Web Player: a program that can help you to create and customize a perfect flash video player for playback on blogs, websites, forums and other platforms.

    Joomla!: a content management system that can build your own websites and online applications.

    PlayerDIY Web Player Plugins: a bunch of versatile plugins that can extend the capabilities of player created by PlayerDIY Web Player.

    The Things We have Done So Far:

    We have published 18 editions of PlayerDIY Web Player and 14 PlayerDIY Web Player Pugins with frequent upgrades.

    We have been officially listed in Joomla! Extensions Directory, which makes the player creation and customization the easiest for Joomla! users.

    We have posted an article telling people how to establish the easy connection between Joomla! and our player in 3 steps:

    1. Install PlayerDIY Web Player Module in Joomla! –>Activate–>Manage–>Edit.

    2. Choose to build and customize the web player inside or outside the module.

    3A. If you choose inside approach, just simply fill the “playerOpts” field.

    3B. If you choose outside approach, please proceed to the desktopend program PlayerDIY Web Player.

    Click here to read the full article and refer to the tips below for free program downloading links.

    The Things You can Do Next:

    During the web player customization, use Ext Playlist Plugin to create an external playlist as vivid video navigation for your web player used in Joomla!

    This plugin brings very impressive visual effect to your player and it displays video information like title, description and length in default in the created list. The most important, the plugin function can be easily implemented and it only takes 3 steps.

    Step 1: Find where the Ext Playlist Plugin is located in PlayerDIY Web Player.

    ext playlist plugin location

    Step 2: Choose how you want the external list to look like in the setting page.

    ext playlist plugin setting

    Step 3: Publish and paste the exact URL where the player is located to PlayerDIY Web Player Module installed in Joomla!

    ext playlist plugin publish

    The Final Player Effect Preview:

    ext playlist plugin preview


    Click here to learn how to make PlayerDIY Web Player work with Joomla!

    Click here to download PlayerDIY Web Player

    Click here to download PlayerDIY Ext Playlist Plugin

    Click here to download the PlayerDIY Web Player Module used in Joomla! from our server OR click here to download it directly from Joomla! Extensions Directory.


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