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Embedding videos in Next.js (video tutorial)

Last updated: Feb-22-2024

Overview

Learn how to embed videos with the Cloudinary Video Player in your Next.js application, using the CldVideoPlayer component of the Next Cloudinary library.

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Tutorial contents

This tutorial presents the following topics. Click a timestamp to jump to that part of the video.

Embed the Cloudinary Video Player

Jump to this spot in the video  0:14 Using the Next Cloudinary CldVideoPlayer component inside a Next.js application, you can embed a video that you can play using the Cloudinary Video Player. Set the id of the Video Player to be able to call functions on it later, set its dimensions, and specify the video to play by setting src to the public ID of the video in Cloudinary. For example:

Configure the Video Player

Jump to this spot in the video  0:39 There are many options you can use to customize and configure the Video Player to give you more control over how it looks and how it's used.

Change the colors to match your branding

Jump to this spot in the video  0:46 Override the colors prop by setting base, text and accent. For example:

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