Yahoo has launched the beta version of its Yahoo Webplayer which allows website owners let readers to view videos and listen to music on their websites. It’s a universal webplayer, when added to your website, can play Youtube videos, Mp3 files, Yahoo Movies in a slick pop-up window.
With this new webplayer you can get rid of embedding multiple media players as Yahoo Webplayer supports variety of files like WMV, Mp3 and content from Internet sources like Youtube.
How To Add Yahoo Webplayer To Your Website?
Add this line before </head> into your website html -
<a href=”http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/1810096458/info”>Tron</a>As you can see in the above image, player scans the page contents and adds play buttons next to ‘playable’ items. If the webpage has more than one playable items, users can play all the videos and songs on the same page while browsing rest of the contents. Now you don’t have to embed any code, just use Yahoo Webplayer as it’s the simplest way to add multimedia contents into your website. Here’s a live example of the player in action.
Yahoo Webplayer currently supports Youtube, Yahoo Videos, WMV and Mp3 files but the team is continuing to work on this webplayer. Hope more formats and features will be added in the near future. If you are thinking about the impact of using 3rd party script on page load time, you can also download the script file and upload the script to your hosting account.
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