Sometimes VPAID ads will include a script that overrides our video player’s settings, often removing the tool bar (volume, pause, etc.). We updated our player to force the tool bar at all times so users can have the option to mute or turn sound on an ad depending on the player environment.
In the latest JW update, the preloadAd feature was introduced. This feature loads the ad in the player before it is ready to play, creating an expected reduction in load time.
Aligns with updated JW Player configuration that attempts to autoplay video unmuted where applicable, then gracefully mutes based on device. Fixes a bug introduced by JW ~8.2 that plays mute when mute is not set.
Following the path of our MCP audio update, embeds from JW have now been updated to always play audio when a user clicks to play.
We’ve upgraded JW Player to its latest version, JW8.
Fixes a bug that malforms a JW Player URL when publishing to Apple News
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