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using external RSS feed on JWplayer WP Plugin (27 posts)

  1. arshiacont
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hello all and thanks for the great work.

    I am wondering if there is an easy way to load an RSS feed playlist (following this link) for the JWplayer WP plugin... ?

    https://wordpress.org/plugins/jw-player-plugin-for-wordpress/

  2. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Sure, this shortcode works:

    [jwplayer playlist="your_rss_feed.xml"]

  3. MCM
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I tried that does not work:

    `echo do_shortcode('[jwplayer playlist="http://localhost/dev-2014/feed/?audio=test.xml"/]');'

    What am I doing incorrectly?

  4. MCM
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I used embedded the html code and it works.

  5. arshiacont
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for the response.

    On my installation both short-codes and embedded html works. But I see sth strange on this test page:
    http://forumnet.ircam.fr/jwplayer-rss-feed-test/

    I have both the Youtube feed example (taken from JWPlayer website) and an internal feed (just the xml file is replaced) both for embedded HTML and short-code using an internally defined player.

    On my Laptop, only html-embedded Youtube feed works (probably since it prefers Flash than the internal Player HTML5!) on Firefox, Safari and Chrome.
    On my iPad, ONLY the internal feeds work!

    I actually don't care about the Youtube feed but can't understand why the same thing works on iPad and not on regular desktop.. Any hints?

  6. arshiacont
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Update: http://forumnet.ircam.fr/jwplayer-rss-feed-test/

    Short-code internal-feed works on Safari and Chrome but not on Firefox.

  7. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    @MCM - Please provide a link. Also please note the shortcode is meant to be in a post, not done via do_shortcode.

    @arshiacont - We do not yet support YouTube playlists in html5 mode. One thing I would recommend is setting the primary rendering method for the plugin to Flash in the admin.

  8. arshiacont
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Thanks for your response.

    What I still don't understand is the random behavior of the non-youtube feeds on the example page: http://forumnet.ircam.fr/jwplayer-rss-feed-test/
    according to browsers.

    Firefox doesn't work. Safari works only on one. Safari iPad works on both.

  9. arshiacont
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Update:

    Seems like the problem comes from the fact that FireFox can not play MP4 in HTML5 mode and the drawback to Flash in the case of the player with HTML5 as Primary for an RSS feed does not seem to work well on Firefox.

    Works fine on Safari and Chrome.

  10. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    The top playlist fails because this file is missing - http://forumnet.ircam.fr/crossdomain.xml

    Reference - http://www.longtailvideo.com/support/jw-player/28844/crossdomain-file-loading

    The bottom one works for me in Firefox on my Windows 7 machine, though.

  11. stefanisaia
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    http://www.originillart.com/scram/ - sample page
    http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/playlists/C74AA449C5EBFD5C - playlist

    I just upgraded to the 6.8 player and don't remember how I set up the original on about 2 years ago. I think I added the gdata link to a media playlist or something. Well, I am receiving the result. I added the crossdomain and tried adding it several ways. I'm not too worried about the html 5 version if I can just get this working that would be great.

  12. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

  13. stefanisaia
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    [jwplayer player="1" playlist = "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/playlists/C74AA449C5EBFD5C?alt=rss"]

    The above is what eventually worked. Thank you so much.

  14. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Np, great!

  15. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    I am using wordpress JW player and using rss feed from a podcasting site spreaker.com

    the rss feed theu give is this
    http://www.spreaker.com/show/1XXXXXXXV80/episodes/feed

    Any suggestions on this on why i get this error message
    Error loading playlist:
    Error loading file

  16. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    That feed link does not work.

    We're really sorry, but the page you're looking for can't be found

  17. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    http://www.spreaker.com/show/1294980/episodes/feed

    sorry i removed the digits as i didn't want to spam the actual URL, here it is

    thanks

  18. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    [jwplayer player="1" playlist="http://www.spreaker.com/show/1294980/episodes/feed"]
    this was the short code i was using in the post

  19. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    This is an iTunes Atom feed, we only support mRSS.

  20. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    is there a way to convert this itunes atom feed to mRss? that you know of?

    thanks

    steve

  21. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

  22. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Does that mean i need to convert each show manually?

  23. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    I mean make the feeds from atom to rss manually.

  24. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    hmm i tried that but it still didn't playi found an online converter for it
    http://devtacular.com/utilities/atomtorss/
    converted it to this

    http://www.devtacular.com/utilities/atomtorss/?url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.spreaker.com%2fshow%2f1294980%2fepisodes%2ffeed

    but that still didn't work

  25. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    I have never used that tool before.

    I would take our example from where I liked you, and try to make it manually with your files, see if that works, for starters.

  26. bothead
    Member
    Posted 9 months ago #

    Honestly that link kinda lost me, I am not too technical on that side of thing.. I will try and get some help on it..

    thanks

  27. JW Player
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 9 months ago #

    Ok - np.

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