How to create reactjs video player

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Hello All, In this ReactJS tutorial, We will discuss How to create reactjs video player. What are the steps required to create a simple reactjs video player. We can able to play youtube videos in react application.

In this example, We will play a youtube video using react-player npm dependency. We will install react-player & then put the youtube URL for our reactjs video player.

So, Let’s Start…

Steps required to create reactjs video player

  • Step 1: Create a new React Project
  • Step 2: Install react-player dependency
  • Step 3: Write ReactJS code
  • Step 4: Run the React Application
  • Step 5: Output

Step 1: Create a new React Project

We need to create a new ReactJS Project. Use the below command to create a new project in ReactJS.

npx create-react-app myapp

Now, go to navigate to the project path as shown below

cd myapp

We will open this project in the Visual Studio Code editor using the following command.

code .

Step 2: Install react-player dependency

We have created our reacjs project in step1. Now, We have to Install react-player dependency using the following command

npm i react-player

Step 3: Write ReactJS code

In the last step, We had installed react-player dependency. Now, We have to import the module & write the code to play a youtube video.

App.js

import React from 'react';
import ReactPlayer from 'react-player';

import './App.css';

const App = () => {

  const URL = 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0X239DGvhE';
  return (
    <>
      <ReactPlayer url={URL}
        width='100%'
        height='100%' />
    </>
  );
}

export default App;

Step 4: Run the React Application

Now, You can run the ReactJS application using the following command

npm run start

Step 5: Output

Now, We will check the output in the browser.

How to create reactjs video player - output
How to create reactjs video player – output

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