A cross-device context menu UI for video.js players.

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import videojsContextmenuUiFixed from '';



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A cross-device context menu UI for video.js players.

Note: Versions 4.x and lower of this plugin depended on the videojs-contextmenu plugin, but that plugin is not included with it. It must be included separately.

Versions 5.x and newer does not use the videojs-contextmenu plugin, so do not include it. Versions 5.x and newer rely on the native contextmenu event.

Maintenance Status: Stable


npm install --save videojs-contextmenu-ui


The plugin is invoked as a method of a video.js Player object:


Once the plugin is invoked, a modal will appear with a list of links when the contextmenu event is triggered on the Player object.


Options may be passed to the plugin in a plain object:

  content: [{

    // A plain old link.
    href: '',
    label: 'Brightcove'
  }, {

    // A link with a listener. Its `href` will automatically be `#`.
    label: 'Example Link',
    listener: function() {
      alert('you clicked the example link!');


Required Type: Array

The plugin requires that content be passed as an array. If it is not, an error will be thrown. The array should contain any number of objects which define a series of links that appear in the modal. These objects support the following properties:

  • href: Defines the value of the href attribute of the generated link.
  • listener: A function which will be bound to the click event of the generated link.
  • label: Text for the link.


Type: Boolean

If true (default), the context menu will be kept within the bounds of the player. If false, it may extend outside. When set to false, the menu would still stay within the player if the menu would otherwise extend outside the document body, including fullscreen players and players in an iframe.


To include videojs-contextmenu-ui on your website or web application, use any of the following methods.

<script> Tag

This is the simplest case. Get the script in whatever way you prefer and include the plugin after you include video.js, so that the videojs global is available.

<script src="//path/to/video.min.js"></script>
<script src="//path/to/videojs-contextmenu-ui.min.js"></script>
  var player = videojs('my-video');



When using with Browserify, install videojs-contextmenu-ui via npm and require the plugin as you would any other module.

var videojs = require('video.js');

// The actual plugin function is exported by this module, but it is also
// attached to the `Player.prototype`; so, there is no need to assign it
// to a variable.

var player = videojs('my-video');



When using with RequireJS (or another AMD library), get the script in whatever way you prefer and require the plugin as you normally would:

require(['video.js', 'videojs-contextmenu-ui'], function(videojs) {
  var player = videojs('my-video');



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