How to add Video Player in NextJS ?
In this article, we are going to learn how we can add Video Player in NextJs. NextJS is a React-based framework. It has the power to Develop beautiful Web applications for different platforms like Windows, Linux, and mac.
Approach: To add our Video Player we are going to use the react-player package. The react-player package helps us to add a video player anywhere in our app. So first, we will install the react-player package and then we will add a video player on our homepage.
Create NextJS Application: You can create a new NextJs project using the below command:
npx create-next-app gfg
Install the required package: Now we will install the react-player package using the below command:
npm i react-player
Project Structure: It will look like this.
Adding the Video Player: After installing the package we can easily add Video Player to our app. For this example, we are going to add a video player to our homepage.
Explanation: In the above example first, we are importing our ReactPlayer component from the installed package. After that, we are using the ReactPlayer component inside a new function. We can enter the link of the video that we want to play.
Steps to run the application: Run the below command in the terminal to run the app.
npm run dev