Build custom video / audio player on for FREE and place it on your website. Use simply [playerjs file=”URL”] shortcode at the desired location in your page.


  • Player shortcode
  • Plugin settings


  1. Upload the plugin files to the /wp-content/plugins/playerjs directory, or install the plugin through the WordPress plugins screen directly.
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins screen in WordPress.
  3. Build your own player at and replace the default file playerjs_default.js to yours or upload separately and change the URL on the Settings page of the plugin.
  4. Use the button PlayerJS in the WP 4 or simply place a [playerjs] shortcode in WP 5. Below is the list of accepted parameters:
  • file: path to the video (mostly MP4) / audio (mostly MP3) / HLS / DASH / YouTube / Vimeo / JSON playlist
  • title: text inscription (optional)
  • subtitle: path to .srt .ass .ssa or .vtt file (optional)
  • poster: path to image (optional)
  • thumbnails: path to thumbnails .vtt file (optional)
  • width: player width in percentage (50%) or pixels (500), default 100% (optional)
  • autoplay: 0/1 (optional)
  • start: start playback from the specified second
  • end: end playback on the specified second
  • align: left, right, center (optional)
  • margin: in pixels (optional)

All other settings can be configured in the builder.

Sample shortcode:

[playerjs file="//"]


How can i add quality selection?

Sample shortcode with quality selection:

[playerjs file="[480]//,[720]//"]
How can i use playlists?

Sample shortcode with JSON playlist:

[playerjs file="[{'title':'1','file':''},{'title':'2','file':''}]"]


[playerjs file="//"]
Where can i find documentation for all player features?

You can find complete documentation here:
* Quality
* Google Analytics
* Javascript API
* Playlist
* Logo
* Aspect ratio
* Playback
* Audio tracks
* Thumbnails
* Social sharing
* YouTube
* Vimeo
* HlS
* Hotlink protection

How can i set the custom height of the player?

You can use option height: in shortcode (height:300), when aspect ratio is set to value container size.


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Contributors & Developers

“PlayerJS” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.


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  • Default player script updated to the version 8.91


  • Settings page and a special button PlayerJS for WP 4


  • Minor changes for WP 5


  • Fixed bugs


  • Fixed bugs, default player updated


  • Playlist JSON inside shortcode


  • Fixed bugs, default player updated